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Old 05-23-2006, 02:54 AM   #1
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Making an English ale from a kit, OG was 1.056 and now its reading 1.015, so I am going to rack it to secondary. I tasted the beer from the hydrometer tube (and almost no more bubbling), and it tastes like beer, but a "softness" almost like its a bit weakly carbonated. Does that sound normal.

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Old 05-23-2006, 02:58 AM   #2
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yep. Sounds about right. Have a beer, put your feet up and let us know what its like in a month. : )
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Old 05-23-2006, 04:11 AM   #3
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Sounds perfectly right to me too. Congrats!

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Old 05-23-2006, 12:28 PM   #4
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You're on the mark...
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Old 05-23-2006, 01:49 PM   #5
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Sounds like a good one is brewing...another "taste tester" gotta love it!
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Old 05-23-2006, 01:56 PM   #6
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Even at fermentation temperature and normal air pressure, some CO2 will remain in the beer. When you transfer it to the cleaning tank, this will give you a blanket of CO2 and prevent oxidation.
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