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Old 11-30-2006, 02:44 AM   #1
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Oct 2006
New Mexico
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I bought a Irish Red Ale kit from Austin brewing. However, since I will be brewing a Scottish ale this weekend, I won't be able to get to this for 2 or 3 weeks, maybe more (since the holidays are coming.) What is the best way to store the extract that is in the pail? Refridge?

edit: oh, I am moving up from the Mr Beer kits.

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Old 11-30-2006, 02:49 AM   #2
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I buy bulk extract from my LHBS, and that has to be refrigerated if it's not kept on nitrogen like it is in the store. I would assume refrigeration would be your best bet, and even if it doesn't need it it can't hurt it.
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Old 12-01-2006, 06:55 PM   #3
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A general rule of thumb with ingredients...hops in the freezer, everything else in the fridge.

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