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Re: First brew comments liked
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2011, 10:07:49 PM »
Did you use sugar in the recipe? Anyway let it sit in primary for a couple days since it's in there already. A week is fine. Bottle it up and a week or two later it should be ready to drink.
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Re: First brew comments liked
« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2011, 06:19:15 AM »
it is a extract brew by coopers called canadian blonde.Will it hurt for it to stay in secondary for another week?
No, that will be fine.
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Re: First brew comments liked
« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2011, 12:23:15 PM »
Usually it is always better to let it wait another week than to bottle or keg too early.  Let us know how it turns out.
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Re: First brew comments liked
« Reply #18 on: January 23, 2011, 12:31:12 PM »
lees_brew,

 You do know the "secondary" is not really necessary, don't you?

 For these type of beers you can just leave it in the "primary" until its finished without any effects. Saves you some time and trouble and lowers the risk of extra handling.
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Re: First brew comments liked
« Reply #19 on: January 23, 2011, 06:03:50 PM »
Did you use sugar in the recipe? Anyway let it sit in primary for a couple days since it's in there already. A week is fine. Bottle it up and a week or two later it should be ready to drink.

I did not i used a brew enhancer and will save the corn sugar for bottling.

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Re: First brew comments liked
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2011, 06:08:42 PM »
lees_brew,

 You do know the "secondary" is not really necessary, don't you?

 For these type of beers you can just leave it in the "primary" until its finished without any effects. Saves you some time and trouble and lowers the risk of extra handling.

I did not know that but had a feeling about it. The men at the LHB shop let me know that transfering it to a secondary help have a cleaner beer (no floaters in it).

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Re: First brew comments liked
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2011, 11:48:13 PM »
lees_brew,

 You do know the "secondary" is not really necessary, don't you?

 For these type of beers you can just leave it in the "primary" until its finished without any effects. Saves you some time and trouble and lowers the risk of extra handling.

I did not know that but had a feeling about it. The men at the LHB shop let me know that transfering it to a secondary help have a cleaner beer (no floaters in it).
Proper aging and racking will keep away the floaters
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