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Old 02-09-2013, 05:32 PM   #1
Feb 2013
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Hi, in the past I have always used a spoon full of sugar in a bottle before capping it. My latest kit suggested half a tea spoon of malt extract instead of sugar. I have just tried a bottle after 6 days and it is flat. I think it is probably because the bottles have been stored in a cold place and the malt extract has not fermented. Can I just leave them for several weeks and wait for the temperature to rise or do I need to get the fermentation going now. Hope that makes sense.


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Old 02-09-2013, 05:38 PM   #2
Oct 2012
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Someone around here said "10 days at 70F" for the amount of time and temperature you should have your bottles before you think you screwed something up... I forget who (Revvy maybe?)

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