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Old 12-17-2012, 04:42 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by kf4ocj

That why I have started getting my kits 2 at a time.I checked my temps this morning and they have dropped to 68F,I realize this beer wont be great but it will be drinkable,I will brew my next batch either this upcoming weekend or the next and I can assure everyone that the temps will be in the correct range and it will be my best one yet.When I get to the point of ageing 2-3 months would it not be a good idea to rack to secondary?
If you want to age in the fermenter (bulk aging), then yes, you will need to rack to secondary.
I personally give 3-4 weeks in primary, 1-2 weeks in secondary if used, then 2-4 months in the bottle. Frees up fermenters and allows the beer to still age.

Each batch will be better a d better as you learn more.

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