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Old 09-16-2009, 02:20 AM   #1
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Default 8 months in fermenter still good?

Well i brewed a batch of a marzen and left it aside and put itoff theforgot about it and now it's been about 8 months. Should i just dump it?

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Old 09-16-2009, 02:29 AM   #2
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NOOO!! Test it first. Oktoberfest/Marzen's usually take around 4-6 months anyways.. That is, if you do it the right way instead of rushing it (I've got one I pump out in 2 months). As long as you've kept the temps good, or stable, I'd say give it a go. Taste it. The only thing I'd be concerned about is the fact that it's been sitting on the same yeast for 8 months. Doesn't hurt to try it though.
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:44 AM   #3
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Wish I could keep a beer that long... bottle it and enjoy it.
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