hist-brewing: Racking

Pug Bainter pug at pug.net
Wed Mar 29 08:17:26 PST 2000


CWAmaral at aol.com (CWAmaral at aol.com) said something that sounded like:
> I've had a batch of mead that I brewed some time ago and haven't gotten 
> around to racking it into a secondary firmenter.  Are there any complications 
> that could arise by not racking it into a secondary, or waiting too long?

Sometimes there *supposedly* can be an off-taste from leaving it on the
lees too long. However, I've never noticed this to be a problem.
Admittedly I've never left anything on the primary lees for more than a
few months though. Most of these things sit in secondaries even longer
though.

Ciao,

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