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Old 06-01-2007, 05:27 AM   #1
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I know that light can skunk your beer when it is in the bottle, but I am just now thinking (over a week into primary) about the effects of light on my carboy. It's in the corner of a closet (with no door), so is exposed to some ambient light (no direct sunlight). I was wondering if this can create some off flavors, I've put my brew through enough already, so I'd like to minimize what damage I can.


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Old 06-01-2007, 05:40 AM   #2
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Wrap a towel around it.


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Old 06-01-2007, 12:33 PM   #3
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I've got a t-shirt for mine. Oddly enough it says lighting engineer even though it's job is to keep light out. A darker colored t-shirt should keep out the light very nicely.

 
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Old 06-01-2007, 12:40 PM   #4
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