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Old 06-10-2008, 01:19 PM   #1
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Default Temps for bottle conditioning

I've got some beer in the bottles and they are in the basement conditioning. Fermentation temps were about 70. However, since I bottled, we have had an early summer heat wave here in NC.

It's been in the upper 90s for about a week. The temps in the basement have been in the low 80s. Will these temps hurt the taste of the beer? I've read not to put beer in the fridge til a few days before drinking as this can stop the yeast from carbonating the beer. But, what about off flavors from the heat?

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No..the heat problem only affects taste during the intial part of primary fermentation.

if it's in the low 80's in the basement you are fine...

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