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Old 04-21-2014, 03:00 AM   #1
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I did a wort beer kit. It has been in the secondary with a proper air lock in place for 5 weeks. Been super busy and kind of forgot about it. Any chance its still ok?

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Old 04-21-2014, 03:04 AM   #2
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It is probably perfect. Just give it a good month to bottle carb.

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Old 04-21-2014, 03:17 AM   #3
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You can go around 5 MONTHS in secondary witthout having to worry about weird off flavors from the yeast.
Try to keep in mind some russian imperial stouts are bulk aged for a year.
At 5 weeks, your beer is just fine.

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Awesome! I will bottle it this week!

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what's in the secondary?

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what's in the secondary?
hotdogs.
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what's in the secondary?

A wort beer.

OP, you're totally fine. You can leave beer for much longer if you wish.
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I had a beer in the secondary for over 4 months and it turned out just fine.

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