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Old 09-14-2005, 01:18 AM   #1
Jun 2005
Fort Worth TX
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What is the best way to store LME for a few weeks? Room temp, fridge, freezer?

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Old 09-14-2005, 01:23 AM   #2
I use secondaries. :p
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Sep 2005
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fridge is fine for several months.

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Old 09-14-2005, 03:58 AM   #3
PT Ray
Aug 2005
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Room temp should be fine. How do you think it is stored at the shops? For extended storage, a freezer might be a better option. I have had my last bag of lme in the freezer for 10 years, really. I won't be adding it to any of my brews but do use it for starters.

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Old 09-14-2005, 02:08 PM   #4
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I put my lme in the fridge after I didn't use it for a couple weeks.
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Old 03-04-2008, 11:55 PM   #5
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Sorry to dig up the old thread, but is there any consensus? Fridge/freezer/room temp? I bought 3 kits, all have LME, and won't be making some of them for a month or 2... Freezer? Planning one this weekend, then spaced about a month each.

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