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Old 01-26-2007, 03:00 PM   #1
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Default Corny keg as secondary

If I used a corny for my secondary would it be ok to hook up the CO2 after a week or so and dispense from it or would it be better to rack to another corny so the beer clears up more?

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Old 01-26-2007, 03:05 PM   #2
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You could do it either way. If you don't use a second corny, leave it in the primary longer. You probably won't get the clarity you'd get if you moved it a second time, but with some beers, it doesn't really matter.

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Old 01-26-2007, 03:20 PM   #3
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FYI: You'll probably need just a touch of CO2 initially to get the corny sealed.

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Old 01-26-2007, 03:26 PM   #4
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FYI: You'll probably need just a touch of CO2 initially to get the corny sealed.
Good point I hadn't thought about that
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Old 01-26-2007, 06:49 PM   #5
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Carbonated is not conditioned!

If you go from the fermenter to cornies, plan on waiting 4-5 weeks before tapping.

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Old 01-27-2007, 06:35 AM   #6
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depending on style

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