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Discussion in 'General Brewing Techniques' started by axematt, 8/9/18.

 

  1. axematt

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    Posted 8/9/18
    Gday all.

    My Pilsner brew is looking like it has finished fermenting (1.015 for the last 48 hrs) but I am heading interstate for 4 days and I was wondering what temp I should keep it at until I get back. It's currently at 20 degrees (ramp up temp). I was thinking just ambient as I don't want to temp crash it if I'm not around to rescue any issues.

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  2. _HOME_BREW_WALLACE_

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    Posted 8/9/18
    Leave it as it is. Then again,
    If it has definitely been at a steady 1.015 for the last couple of days, drop the temp down to 0 and enjoy the clearer beery goodness in a couple of weeks!
     
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    Cheers mate, but as I said I don't want to drop it down to zero straight away and have all the Starsan sucked into my brew from the blow off jar and I wont be around to drop it incrementally.
     
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    I pull the airlock out and cover the hole with duct tape when i cold crash, never had an issue.
    Failing that, find the longest piece of blowoff tube you can and run that, it'll only pull the starsan so far before equalizing
     

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