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Old 10-11-2010, 12:51 PM   #1
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i have racked my cider kit off today how long can it be left b4 i have to bottle it as very busy

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Old 10-11-2010, 04:13 PM   #2
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as long as your sanitation is good you can leave that cider in the secondary for a while... how long are you talking about??? It should be fine for a couple weeks...

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With a carboy properly airlocked and topped up, you can wait about 3 years before bottling if you want to. Or longer. There is no advantage to bottling except that it's easier to drink out of a single bottle than a carboy.

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Old 10-11-2010, 04:38 PM   #4
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as long as your sanitation is good you can leave that cider in the secondary for a while... how long are you talking about??? It should be fine for a couple weeks...
To add to this, make sure your air lock doesn't dry out.
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Old 10-11-2010, 10:02 PM   #5
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thats ok then just a few days i will be leaving it

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