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Old 07-02-2013, 03:31 PM   #1
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Im bringing some homebrew down to a friends house on the coast tomorrow. Should I refrigerate it tonight to let it carbonate properly should I wait until I get down there and let it sit overnight in his fridge? It's already been bottled for over a month

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Old 07-02-2013, 03:40 PM   #2
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So, has it been bottled and sitting at room temp for over a month? And not yet refrigerated at all? If so, then no real point in refrigerating it now for less than a day, letting it warm up during travel, then cooling it down again. Just wait until you get there to refrigerate it.

Edit: Were you going to transport it in a cooler so that it stays cold? If so, then go ahead and chill 'em down now and get a jump on it. Otherwise, I stick with my original response.

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They have. I notice that I get better beer when they are bottled at room temp and kept on top of the fridge.

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They made it to the coast and safely into the fridge. Though they didn't chill for 24 hours the head retention was pretty decent on them. Thanks for the tips

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