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Old 05-13-2011, 06:46 PM   #1
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Default Month in primary.... is it ok?

What would happen if you leave your beer in the primary fermenter for about a month? Can I transfer it to a secondary and it will be ok? I have a feeling it will be fine. I just wanted to make sure.


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Old 05-13-2011, 06:47 PM   #2
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It'll be the best beer you've made yet. I purposefully do month long primary, then straight to kegs, and I feel my beers have improved a lot this way.


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Old 05-13-2011, 06:48 PM   #3
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I have lost beers in primary for three months. Its fine. It will be nice and clear too!
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Take a taste. If it's good package it up. It's probably past the time for a secondary IMO. Cheers!!!
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:48 PM   #5
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Yea it will be fine some beers usually take about 4 weeks to ferment so it shouldnt be a problem
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Yeahhhhh Boyyyyyy! lol Thanx guys!
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Has it hit FG? If so, bottle/keg it and enjoy.
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The only thing that will happen is you will never do a secondary again.
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The only thing that will happen is you will never do a secondary again.
+1 It's the best improvments I have made.
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I always let it go 4 weeks in primary. Works well for me.


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