HOMEBREW Digest #5936 Mon 09 April 2012

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  Re: Bottle Conditioning (jeff)

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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2012 05:59:15 -0400 From: jeff <climbzen at pa.net> Subject: Re: Bottle Conditioning bottle conditioning in the fridge won't work well, if at all because the yeast will be at best very sluggish. i have had bottles fail to ferment in the winter when i had them sitting on the cold side of the living room where it was in the low 50's, then moved them closer to the woodstove and the carbed up. as to the time it takes there is more going on when bottle conditioning then just carbonation. if that is all you are going for say in a pale ale or ipa then they are probably good to go in a week. if you really want to know how long just open a bottle every day and see how it changes each day. peace jeff Return to table of contents
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