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Old 02-14-2013, 05:40 PM   #11
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The beer should def be at FG before racking to anything. I like to give it 3-7 days after FG is stable to let it clean up & settle out clear or slightly misty before bottling. Secondarys aren't really needed if you're not oaking or adding fruit or something.
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