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Offline eric

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Primary time
« on: January 27, 2011, 07:58:37 PM »
Do to issues I left my porter in the primary for 26 days....What effect will that have on taste?

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Re: Primary time
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2011, 08:00:37 PM »
probably none
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Re: Primary time
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2011, 08:00:43 PM »
None whatsoever...well, it may be better than when you leave it for less time!  I almost always do 3-4 weeks in primary and no secondary.
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Re: Primary time
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2011, 08:40:51 PM »
The duration on primary is also influenced by the temperature the beer is being held at.  In you're in a cool region or fermenting in a cool place, then the duration will be longer than when in a warm place. 
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Re: Primary time
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2011, 08:46:34 PM »
The duration on primary is also influenced by the temperature the beer is being held at.  In you're in a cool region or fermenting in a cool place, then the duration will be longer than when in a warm place. 

+1 you beat me to it

It should be noted that a lot of brewers on this site are fermenting under pretty optimal conditions.

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Re: Primary time
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2011, 02:16:12 AM »
The duration on primary is also influenced by the temperature the beer is being held at.  In you're in a cool region or fermenting in a cool place, then the duration will be longer than when in a warm place. 

+1 you beat me to it

It should be noted that a lot of brewers on this site are fermenting under pretty optimal conditions.

Ditto!

Even when the active fermentation phase is over one can still develop some disappointing off flavors if the temp strays too high out of the proper range for extended periods.
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