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Old 06-18-2010, 07:13 PM   #1
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I recently brewed a Kolsch style beer and got to 1.006 FG in 9 days. Still in primary, I moved the carboy to my kegerator to cold crash at 38F. Now I want to leave it in there for 3 weeks. Should I rack to a keg or will I cause off flavors if left in the primary for the 3 weeks at 38F?

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Old 06-18-2010, 07:51 PM   #2
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So a little over 4 weeks total in the primary? No you won't have off flavors from that much time. I just went 5 weeks in the primary for my Kolsch and it tasted great. If you were going to lager it for a couple months though, I would transfer it.
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:08 PM   #3
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Same here. Crash in the primary, if you can. Rack right to a keg (of thats your gig).

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