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Old 11-19-2012, 12:38 AM   #1
Nov 2012
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I brewed my first batch of beer over a month ago and it fermented but I got sidetracked and never bottled it. It looks ok, it's in a carboy right now. Is it still good if I bottle it now?

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Old 11-19-2012, 12:41 AM   #2
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sure is, beer can sit for months and still be fine as long as your airlock still has liquid in it to keep a good sanitary seal.

go, bottle, drink.
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:56 AM   #3
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I let one sit for 8 weeks and it was fine as a matter of fact one of the clearest beers I ever made without a secondary.

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Old 11-19-2012, 01:58 AM   #4
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I let all of my brews sit in the primary for a month. No. problems. I have a Belgian that is going on two months. I guess I should think about. bottling it soon.

So. the answer to your question is, go ahead and bottle it when you can.

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