Author Topic: Splashing During Secondary Fermentation  (Read 3776 times)

Bassinkid10

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Splashing During Secondary Fermentation
« on: November 08, 2007, 08:16:22 PM »
I am new to home brewing.  During the transfer from the primary fermenter, to the secondary, I used a funnel with a strainer.  During the start it was splashing on the bottom of the carboy creating a little foam.  The foam dissapeared, but I am wondering if I ruined my brew.   ???  Any help would be greatly appreciated, or any tips on how to do this in the future. 

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Re: Splashing During Secondary Fermentation
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2007, 01:41:50 PM »
Hi Bassinkid10,
Welcome to the all consuming hobby that will drive you nuts!

No I don't think it's riuned. It depends upon what kind of beer it is. Is it dark or light ale? It may get a slight cardboard taste from the aeration, but it won't be ruined.  When at the homebrew shop next, look for the Auto-Siphon and get 4 ft of tubing along with it. This will eliminate your transfer and aeration problems.   Let us know how it comes out!  Cheers!

Jeremy
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