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Offline lmo506

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My head is hanging low with shame
« on: December 06, 2014, 03:40:01 PM »
Well due to a whole list of excuses (new business , heart attack etc.) I have beer in fermenters(25 gal) to be exact that has been there since last march. I did find time to rack it of the yeast when it should have been.should i just chuck it ,or keg it and serve it to people i dont like?
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Re: My head is hanging low with shame
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2014, 08:34:13 PM »
Hey Leonard,
If you took it off the yeast on time, and it's been sealed from O2, I'd give it a whirl...probably just fine. May be past prime, but not throw away until proven.
If you can get a litre sample down to Freddy, I'd put it in a bottle for you under the carb cap, and see what it's like after carbing and let you know!

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Re: My head is hanging low with shame
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2014, 11:44:22 AM »
Yea i'd give the taste test. Depending on the style, it may be fine.
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Re: My head is hanging low with shame
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2014, 06:47:54 AM »
Well, Sorry to report that due to my lack of attention i could only salvage 5 gal. The liquid evaporated in the airlocks of the other ones...duh.
So 5 gal in a keg on gas and it is what it is . Stopped in at Railcar Brewing yesterday and was quite impressed at his operation. I hope he makes a go of it. BTW he needs kegs if any one has any to sell.
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Re: My head is hanging low with shame
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2014, 08:32:32 AM »
Glad you salvaged a keg! Hope it turned out well.

Now time to get a new brew in the carboy!
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Re: My head is hanging low with shame
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2014, 06:46:17 AM »
I hear that.  :shakes:
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Re: My head is hanging low with shame
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2014, 11:05:07 AM »
depending on the style of air lock, even if all the water evaporated, the beer may still  be fine as long as there isn't a significant hole exposed to air.
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Re: My head is hanging low with shame
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2014, 11:23:29 AM »
if you know you will leave the carboy for extended amout of time you can use vodka in the airlock instead