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Old 02-11-2011, 06:26 AM   #11
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Wow. How long can you keep wort in fermentation? I'd assume spoilage at a certain point?

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Old 02-11-2011, 09:27 AM   #12
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Wow. How long can you keep wort in fermentation? I'd assume spoilage at a certain point?
Spoilage requires bacteria that doesn't really do too well in beer. Some beers sit in a fermenter for years... I'm actually surprised a homebrewer would even ask this question.
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Old 02-11-2011, 12:47 PM   #13
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What yeast strain is it? I use English ale yeast in most of my beers and 1.060 to 1.020 sounds just about right to me! (Maybe just barely underattenuated but nothing to cry over.)

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Old 02-11-2011, 01:42 PM   #14
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Spoilage requires bacteria that doesn't really do too well in beer. Some beers sit in a fermenter for years... I'm actually surprised a homebrewer would even ask this question.
Did you know everything the first day you brewed? Do you know everything now? Give the guy a break.
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Old 06-04-2011, 09:32 PM   #15
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Out of all the Brewer's and Homebrewers I know now, You are the first prick ive come
across... Sorry i couldnt mention it earlier. And thanks samc.

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Old 06-04-2011, 10:07 PM   #16
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Out of all the Brewer's and Homebrewers I know now, You are the first prick ive come
across... Sorry i couldnt mention it earlier. And thanks samc.
It's an Ontario thing.

Some people primary for 2-4weeks, some keep it in there for 2 or more months. I try for 3 weeks unless it's a wheat.
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Old 06-05-2011, 06:57 PM   #17
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Well put.

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