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Old 05-04-2010, 10:28 PM   #1
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Default Secondary fermentation necessary?

I have brewed 2 Brewer's Best and 2 Williams Brewing kits, none of which required or suggested secondary fermentation. I was looking at Nortern Brewer kits and almost all suggest secondary fermentation.

Other than getting a clearer beer, what does secondary fermentation do? Can one ignore that recommendation and just let it ferment to the correct s.g. in the primary fermenter?

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Old 05-04-2010, 10:31 PM   #2
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Check out the thread links on the bottom of this page for previous discussions on the issue. The short answer is "maybe"

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