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Re: [new_distillers] Safe to wait?

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  • Derek Hamlet
    When I make wine (13%) it sits in the carboys for at least a year, sometimes longer. Granted there is almost no headspace. When I make a sugar wash, I put 46
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      When I make wine (13%) it sits in the carboys for at least a year,
      sometimes longer. Granted there is almost no headspace.
      When I make a sugar wash, I put 46 litres in a 52 litre
      demijohn. Sometimes it sits there for three months.
      Never had a problem.
      At 04:58 PM 9/10/2006, you wrote:

      >Keep the CO2 from getting out and the O2 from getting in.I let my
      >mash settle for 2 weeks some time.I got beer a month old in the
      >carboy. Hard to move it with a bad shoulder. OOHhh Did I tell you
      >guys i found out the other day that I CANT FLY.!! LATER.
      >
      >tyler_97355 <<mailto:kd7enm%40yahoo.com>kd7enm@...> wrote:
      >Once a wash is fermented, is it safe to let it sit for a few weeks? I
      >would imagine that since it contains alcohol and is low on the ph
      >scale, that it should be safe from infection. I was just wondering if
      >it would be ok to let it sit and ferment for a month instead of a
      >week. Don't ask me why, just wondering. Thanks.
      >
      >-Tyler
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      Derek


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