Syphon emergency

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jmccune319

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Used a racking cain to syphon beer. Somehow stopped midway thru with about an inch or so of beer (not sediment) left in the carboy. After numerous attempts to restart the syphon, I could not do so.

The beer is currently sitting in the carboy... Is this beer still usable?

Could I pour it into the bottling bucket with a funnel and then wait for the yeast to resettle?

Should I bottle the rest of the beer, and then try bottling this seperately?

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NewerBrewer28

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Try holding the carboy at a 45 degree angle. You may be able to get the wort high enough to restart the suction.
 

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I use a old 3 ring notebook to prop up my carboy to one side prior to transferring. But like Beemu said, it's not that much beer to worry about.
 

HerotBrewer

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I just tilt my fermenter when I get down to about 1 inch of beer, and I can suck most of it out. The more flocculant your yeast is the harder your yeast cake will be and the more you can tilt it without dislodging the cake.
 
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