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Old 07-26-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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i have a NB wheat beer that has been in the fermentation bucket for about 8 weeks...i wanted to keep it in the bucket for another 1-2 months is this ok??? i keg and have 2 ipa's that i want to put in the kegs 1st since they are better when not aging so long.

any advice would be great...let me know

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Old 07-26-2012, 04:08 PM   #2
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IDK why you don't just bottle it.

But if you don't want to package it, I would transfer to a secondary if you're leaving it for a total of 4 months.
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Old 07-26-2012, 04:13 PM   #3
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What kind of wheat beer is it? A bock? Wheats don't need to go that long either. You'll start to lose the yeast character after a while. But you should definitely move it to a carboy if you have your heart set on it. Or bottle. +1 to each of those.
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