I made a SNPA yesterday for my 3rd extract batch. In the past, I've done two wheat/wit beers and did a primary only then straight to bottles.
Since this is my first ale, I'd like to see what racking it over to a secondary would do in terms of clarifying. However, my secondary is currently holding 5 gallons of Apfelwein. The Apfelwein's hydrometer reading is at 1.010. I know it has a little more to go and it's already been 3 weeks. Here's what I'm considering doing:
Re-test the gravity on the AW next weekend, if it's still dropping then just leave everything as is. Repeat the next week and the week following.
If I do notice the gravity stabilizing in the AW, I'm considering bottling that up and racking over the SNPA to the carboy. However, if 3-4 weeks go by and the AW is still going, I'll just leave it (SNPA) in primary and go ahead and bottle it at the 4 week mark.
Anyone see any major flaws in this? Opinions? (Without getting into the primary vs secondary debate)
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