Hi, just a question. Is secondary fermenting necessary for a blonde ale I got in the primary fermenting carboy right now? The primary fermenting has slowed down, but was just wondering about the secondary fermenting. Thanks
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While I agree with Revvy about skipping the secondary vessel on most beers, I do not think it is necessary to keep the beer in primary for a month before bottling. It certainly won't hurt...and with some bigger, darker beers it certainly will help,...but with something like a blonde ale, assuming you had a healthy fermentation, I would have no problem bottling after 10-14 days in the primary.