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Old 11-14-2011, 11:06 PM   #1
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Default Cold crashed before bottling

so I cold crashed my black IPA to get the dry hopping to settle out. Should I bring it back up to room temp before bottling? Also when looking at BeerSmith to calculate the amount of priming sugar it list keg or bottle storage temp. I though that I needed to calculate for the temp of the beer currently at 38. It will be stored at 68 in my cellar.


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Old 11-14-2011, 11:29 PM   #2
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No, just be warned that if you fill warm, dry bottles they'll foam like a mofo.


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Old 11-14-2011, 11:58 PM   #3
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i am actually going from secondary to bottle for conditioning with priming solution.
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Old 11-15-2011, 12:08 AM   #4
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I haven't had any problems doing it. You want to calculate the residual CO2 with the highest temp the beer rested at.
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Since it fermented at 68 and will bottle condition at 68 I will plan on calculating at that temp. It is just going to be cold crashing for 24-48 hours. Thanks.


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