Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > beer sitting in fermenter for a month can it loose some flavor??
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-08-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
jonbomb
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: philadelphia
Posts: 630
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default beer sitting in fermenter for a month can it loose some flavor??

I have had my ginger beer sitting in athe fermenter for around 1 month and a week could this weaken the ginger flavor??


jonbomb is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2010, 07:36 PM   #2
cruckin78
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Monticello, Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 527
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

I'd go ahead and bottle.


cruckin78 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2010, 07:40 PM   #3
jonbomb
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: philadelphia
Posts: 630
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

I mean i used about 8oz of ginger so maybe its a good thing it sat there aparently 8oz is a lot depending on the recipe.
jonbomb is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2010, 07:45 PM   #4
DrawTap88
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Joliet, IL
Posts: 1,075
Liked 9 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default

A month is more than enough. If it's in primary, it's time to transfer it to secondaryto avoid the dead yeast flavors. If it's currently in secondary, take a taste and decide if it's where you want it. The flavor will mellow over time, even if you bottle it now.
__________________
Fermenting: Nothing
Secondary: Nothing
Bottled: Oatmeal Porter, Double Chocolate Chipotle Porter
Kegged: IPA, Red Rye
DrawTap88 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Beer left sitting for months in primary PerArdua Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 10-08-2010 05:21 AM
should i re-use my fermenter bucket if it has been sitting uncleaned for a few weeks? bthomas78 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 09-13-2009 12:08 AM
Two batches that have been sitting in a fermenter for 8 months. persinger Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 09-04-2008 01:29 PM
Secondary beer, been sitting for 1 1/2 months. Will it carbonate? britishbloke Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 03-07-2007 09:16 PM
Can I use a doppleweiss yeast for beer/cider? Its been sitting for a month........ britishbloke Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 12-13-2006 02:58 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS