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Old 10-04-2012, 09:19 PM   #1
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A friend of mine brewed a batch of pumpkin porter about 2 months ago and has seemed to have lost interest in it for some reason...he told me if i wanted it i could take it and bottle it up but it has been sitting in primary fermenter all that time. Worth my time?



 
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:21 PM   #2
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It's most likely fine. If you don't see any nasties and it smells good, go for it!! Many-a brewer has left beer in primary for much longer with no ill effects.



 
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
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Maybe. I'd take a sample of the flat beer and see if it tasted ok or not. I've bottled a standard gravity beer after 3 months in a primary without problems, so as far as the batch goes, it could be good or if something is wrong, it could be bad - hence why I suggest a taste test.

If it does taste ok, can you bottle it at his place? I mean if you move it to yours, 1 it is a HUGE open container, and 2 you are sure to stir it up and it need some settling time.

 
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:34 PM   #4
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As long as he didnt f it up it should be ready to bottle.
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:39 PM   #5
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Yeah would definetly taste it first, shouldnt be a problem to bottle at his house, maybe i'll even leave him a bottle so he knows what he missed out on!!



 
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