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Old 08-16-2011, 09:25 PM   #1
Jun 2011
New York, NY
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I'm only on about batch 6 now but I've read countless threads here and a few books but I still have a nagging question and I'm sure I overlooked it at some point but some guidance would be appreciated.

I refrigerated my first batch after 3 weeks, some flavors were a bit harsh thanks to n00b mistakes... Will flavors mellow during conditioning even in the fridge or does the bulk of the flavor conditioning happen at room temp?

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Old 08-16-2011, 09:31 PM   #2
Aug 2011
New York, ny
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i have an iipa that was hot on the alcohol flavoring(way too high ferm temps) so i left them sit room temp for a few weeks now and i'll be having one today to see what the results pretty noob aswell but im on this site everyday and from what i've read if its goin to mellow its most likely happening in your closet..

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Old 08-16-2011, 09:42 PM   #3
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Yup. Mostly at room temp in the dark. Even covered boxes work fine. Chilling in the fridge stops the yeast.
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