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Old 05-06-2013, 01:00 AM   #1
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I am making a hef from a recipe I found online. 6.6lbs of wheat lme and 1 ounce hops. 60 min boil. Pretty simple. But how long can I keep it in the bucket before bottling? It's been 10 days but I need more time to get more bottles!

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Old 05-06-2013, 01:01 AM   #2
Feb 2013
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take the hydrometer reading today and then 2 or 3 days after, if it's the same, it's ready to bottle. If you need more time you have plenty.
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Old 05-06-2013, 01:07 AM   #3
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You can go at least a month before bottling without issues. Offer to trade one full one for six empties, you'll be overloaded in no time.
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