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View Poll Results: when do you transfer out of primary?
just before fermentation is complete 0 0%
just after fermentation is complete 2 11.76%
3 days of a stable gravity reading, then rack 5 29.41%
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Old 04-30-2014, 01:07 PM   #11
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Usually 2-3 weeks depending on the yeast. I wait until the krausen has fallen and give it a few days. Then I check my SG.
I usually go a week in secondary (Brite tank). If I'm dry hopping I may extend. Then I transfer to a keg with priming malt/sugar for conditioning.

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