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Old 04-29-2009, 03:12 PM   #1
Don "Ho"
Jan 2008
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Sorry if this upsets someone, but I havent been on for quite a while and the search engine didnt help me narrow it down,

So I still have mine in the 5gallon carboy and thinking of racking it one more time.

Should I have bottled it already or should I bottle it now?

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Old 04-29-2009, 04:24 PM   #2
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Up to you really. I bottled mine ages ago but I only did 1 gal and it cleared really quickly.

I'm sure there's others here yet to bottle...
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Old 04-29-2009, 06:28 PM   #3
Nov 2007
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Mine is still in tertiary. Will be racking to ummm forthiary here in a month or two. Not sure when I'll bottle mine, gonna be be in the fall at the earliest I suspect.
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Old 04-30-2009, 10:34 PM   #4
Feb 2008
Northland, New Zealand
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I've racked 4 times. Is a very clear, golden colour. Some lees have dropped yet - may or may not rack again. Presently not in a hurry; four years, right?

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Old 04-30-2009, 10:47 PM   #5
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Mines still in secondary too. I have the bottles all ready, just haven't done anything with it yet.
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Old 05-01-2009, 02:54 AM   #6
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I've been bottled a while...(2 bottles missing since then...)...
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Old 02-25-2016, 05:09 PM   #7
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Hey, who is ready to break out a bottle on Monday?
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