Should I still rack to secondary?

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So I followed the Norris Farmer Breakfast Milk Stout recipe found here: www.myoldkentuckyhomebrew.com/beer/

I couldn't upload it directly because it is a .doc file and isn't supported, sorry.

Anyway, I brewed it about four weeks ago. My initial plan was to do two weeks in primary and two in secondary but with Thanksgiving and other things that have been going on, it is still sitting in primary. There aren't any additions going in so would it benefit me to still put it in secondary for a couple weeks?

Still pretty new at this so I wanted to check with the pros. Thanks in advance.
 

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So I followed the Norris Farmer Breakfast Milk Stout recipe found here: www.myoldkentuckyhomebrew.com/beer/

I couldn't upload it directly because it is a .doc file and isn't supported, sorry.

Anyway, I brewed it about four weeks ago. My initial plan was to do two weeks in primary and two in secondary but with Thanksgiving and other things that have been going on, it is still sitting in primary. There aren't any additions going in so would it benefit me to still put it in secondary for a couple weeks?

Still pretty new at this so I wanted to check with the pros. Thanks in advance.
Package it - no benefit to waiting any longer.
 

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4 weeks, it should be ready to bottle or keg. Stouts can stand a while after kegging to develop
 
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Bottling. I'm getting kegging equipment together so hopefully it's my last time!
 

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So I followed the Norris Farmer Breakfast Milk Stout recipe found here: www.myoldkentuckyhomebrew.com/beer/

I couldn't upload it directly because it is a .doc file and isn't supported, sorry.

Anyway, I brewed it about four weeks ago. My initial plan was to do two weeks in primary and two in secondary but with Thanksgiving and other things that have been going on, it is still sitting in primary. There aren't any additions going in so would it benefit me to still put it in secondary for a couple weeks?

Still pretty new at this so I wanted to check with the pros. Thanks in advance.
I would just bottle/keg it.
 
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For what it's worth I never use a secondary, I alway go by 2 + 2 + 2 - 2 weeks fermentor, 2 weeks bottle or keg in the warm (same temperature as fermentation) then 2 weeks cool (10° - 12°c). Seems to work for me.
 
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