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Old 01-19-2009, 04:54 PM   #1
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So I've had a batch of wort sitting in the primary fermenter for approximately 3 months. Nothing went wrong, I'm just lazy. Is it still OK to bottle?

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Old 01-19-2009, 04:55 PM   #2
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Can't hurt to try. May be the best beer you ever had.

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Old 01-19-2009, 04:56 PM   #3
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It'd be better to bottle and have it not work out, then to not have bottled and miss out on the greatest beer you've ever made. I've heard of several instances where a person has bottled a beer that has been in the primary for an extended time period and had a good product.

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Old 01-19-2009, 05:00 PM   #4
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Do us all a favor and bottle it and let us know what happens. It's nice when people share these experiences, it adds to the wealth of knowledge already here. Good luck!

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Old 01-19-2009, 05:08 PM   #5
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I've had a few brews sitting in primary for three months or more. I really should get around to bottling those some day.

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Old 01-19-2009, 05:30 PM   #6
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That is a good "problem" to have
If it doesn't smell like something died, then it will probably be awesome

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Old 01-19-2009, 05:36 PM   #7
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I say go for it, what do you have to lose?

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Old 01-19-2009, 06:20 PM   #8
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Isn't this a case of a long primary fermentation vs a primary and a secondary fermentation?

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Its going to be just fine. Hell, it'll probably be better than fine. Bottle it when you can and enjoy 3+ weeks later.

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Old 04-17-2009, 01:27 AM   #10
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FYI it worked out fine

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