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Offline ethalacker

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bottled wrong beer
« on: December 29, 2010, 04:17:48 PM »
was supposed to bottle my dunkel weisen, Instead bottled a similar looking beer. A scotch ale.  this was in the fermenter for a week, OG 1.056  I am not sure which beer I measured the final gravity so that doesn't help.  


Munton's Amber LME unhopped   3.3 lbs, 0 oz
Munton's Extra Light LME unhopped   3.3 lbs, 0 oz
Briess Pilsen (Extra) Light Dry Extract   2 lbs, 0 oz
Simpsons Medium Crystal   0 lbs, 8 oz
Gambrinus Honey Malt   0 lbs, 8 oz
Simpsons Extra Dark Crystal   0 lbs, 4 oz
Crisp Pale Chocolate Malt   0 lbs, 4 oz
Kent Goldings, UK Pellets   1.5 oz @ 60 mins
Kent Goldings, UK Pellets   .5 oz @ 5 mins
Danstar Nottingham Ale Yeast   1 ea
  

Any suggestions?

Eric
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Mableton, GA

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Re: bottled wrong beer
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2010, 04:38:58 PM »
Keep at room temperature until carbonated. Then chill and enjoy.
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Re: bottled wrong beer
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2010, 04:44:13 PM »
The attenuative phase should be over after a week. You'll be fine.
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Re: bottled wrong beer
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2010, 04:49:58 PM »
Put them in a plastic bin just in case. IF they had not attenuated and are still fermenting the posibility is there that
the bottles will burst. Better safe than sorry.
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Re: bottled wrong beer
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2010, 07:21:00 AM »
You mentioned that you took a FG reading.  If it was low, say .010 or lower you know that the attenuation was mostly done or done enough so that the carbonation addition shouldn't blow your bottles.  If you're still concerned, take the advise of rabid_dingo and put them in a bucket, garage, unused sink/bathtub. 
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