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Old 01-19-2014, 08:30 PM   #1
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What's the longest you can ferment I've been thinkin about doing a batch but I'm gonna be deployed for 2 months is that ok for leaving a beer to ferment that long?

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Old 01-19-2014, 08:38 PM   #2
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Well, maybe not but I talked to a guy who kept his beer in the primary fermenter for 8 months and he said that wasn't too long. I think your 2 months should do just fine.

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Old 01-20-2014, 01:21 AM   #3
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2 months is nothing. It will only make your beer better. I'd say you're safe up to 6 months. The longest I've heard is 1 year in the primary and the beer was great.

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As long as you can maintain a constant temperature while it is in the primary, I don't think that it will be a problem. My sours spend a month in primary and then at least 10 months on fruit and souring yeasts.

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Old 01-20-2014, 03:10 AM   #5
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Sweet ok it's should turn out reall good right. Seeing how I always see how beers get better with time? I was thinking of making a porter

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