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Old 10-22-2008, 05:34 PM   #1
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Back in April I started to make an apricot wheat. Since April it has remained in the 2nd. I've never before waited this long. I'd like to rack it but I have no idea is it's even worth it. What do ya'll think? Will the fermentation be to stuck to even prime it? Thanks!


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Old 10-22-2008, 05:53 PM   #2
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It should be fine. The only batch I've ever had problems with from "too much time in secondary" was in there for over 4 years. Rack, prime, there should be plenty of yeast to carb - it takes very little yeast to manage that.
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Old 10-23-2008, 01:58 AM   #3
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Only thing I can think of off hand would be that the fruit flavor won't be as pronounced. Maybe consider bottling/packing with more apricot flavoring, seeing as apricot is a subtle fruit the way it is.
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