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Old 11-03-2012, 02:32 AM   #1
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So I just bottled my first batch and I have a question. I put the bottles in a storage cubby area in my daughters room. It's very dark in there but also a bit chilly, is this a problem ? Is there a certain temperature they should be stored at in this stage, and if it turns out its too cold is it too late ?

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Old 11-03-2012, 02:35 AM   #2
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Normally a 70 degree room would be ideal. I store mine at room temperature and since I live in Florida, that is 75-76 degrees. Anything in that area should be fine.

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Old 11-03-2012, 06:43 AM   #3
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Colder is ok, it will just take longer to carb and condition. Just don't go so cold the yeast go to sleep.

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So I just bottled my first batch and I have a question. I put the bottles in a storage cubby area in my daughters room. It's very dark in there but also a bit chilly, is this a problem ? Is there a certain temperature they should be stored at in this stage, and if it turns out its too cold is it too late ?
How cold is "chilly"? As stated before 70 is the general temp. Colder just slows thing up. Three weeks is about right at 70.
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Storing much cooler than 70F didn't allow my beers to carb very well at all. I put mine in the master bedroom where it's above 70F to condition.
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