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Old 07-29-2013, 08:44 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by ittybittykittycommittee View Post
Don't forget that if you get it out of your primary and on to your secondary you now have a free primary to do a new batch in! I imagine that this is in large part why most suppliers tell you to go to secondary....they wanna sell more kits!
Sometimes the info that you get via written kit instructions or at the brew store counter can be outdated, not specific to the style, or just plain wrong.

There exist plenty of posts around here from newer brewers who have racked porters and stouts out of a primary (after just one week regardless of gravity) into a secondary not having any idea as to why they should do that except that the kit instructions told them to.
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