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Old 04-25-2012, 01:21 PM   #1
Feb 2012
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When I started brewing I jumped right in to kegging. 5 days ago I bottled my first batch (Porter). Since they have been conditioning in the bottle I've set them at room temp which ranges from 71-76. Is this ok?....or to high? I've noticed a nice bit of sediment at the bottom of each bottle. Is that good at this stage?

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Old 04-25-2012, 03:44 PM   #2
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They are fine for carbonating in the short term. I wouldn't keep them at that temp for long term storage.
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:12 PM   #3
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Sediment is normal. Those are fine temps for carbonating. Long term storage is better at cellar temps, like 50.
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