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Old 02-16-2008, 04:27 PM   #1
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I sorta followed these (http://cruisenews.net/brewing/kegging/page2.php) instructions from memory, but instead of filling the bottles only halfway, I filled them nearly full. Will this be a problem? I don't expect to keep them for much more than a week.

 
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:05 AM   #2
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no ......................

 
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:34 AM   #3
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You only think you filled them full. Once they sit in the fridge overnight, the yeast will settle down to about 1/2 there original volume.

And no...no problems...

 
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Old 02-17-2008, 04:35 AM   #4
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The method in this sticky may be a step up:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=41768

I think that washing and letting the trub settle out in an intermediate jar will give you cleaner yeast in the end.

 
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