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Old 03-07-2010, 11:31 PM   #1
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Everything went well, OG ended up at 1.042.

Does anyone have experience with this kit?

It says approximately two weeks for fermentation. I will obviously get readings for a few days to confirm it is done, but have other people left it in longer? Has anyone racked to a secondary? Any advice from those with experience is welcomed.

On another note - we were able to crack open the "English Amber Ale" err Pale Ale that we bottled 2 weeks ago to see how it was coming. Not bad, should turn out nice after some time.

 
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Old 03-07-2010, 11:35 PM   #2
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Others might dissagree, but a secondary is probaly not needed for this beer. I would wait a couple of weeks at least to bottle. Assuming gravity readings tell you fermentation is complete.
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:34 PM   #3
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I went with 2 weeks in primary and 2 weeks conditioning in bottles like the directions said. Came out great.

 
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