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Old 06-26-2007, 04:04 AM   #1
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I went out of town and could not rack to secondary till about 2 weeks in. Should I just do one week of secondary?

 
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:27 AM   #2
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What's the beer? Might not need secondary at all.
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Old 06-26-2007, 05:59 AM   #3
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No problem at all. It is pretty common that folks will leave their beer in the primary for up to a month.

The purpose of using an secondary is to help clear the beer. So you really need at least a week or two in the secondary. It won't hurt to leave it longer, either, especially if it is a big beer or a beer with lots of dark specialty grains.

 
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Old 06-26-2007, 06:59 AM   #4
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I went out of town and could not rack to secondary till about 2 weeks in. Should I just do one week of secondary?
That's the way I do most of my brews. I'm never in a hurry to move it out of the primary.
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