Adding fruit to the secondary

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Adding fruit to the secondary

Postby LawDawg05023 » Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:54 pm

Have a recipe at calls for 6lbs of frozen raspberries to be placed in the secondary. How do I ensure the raspberries are sterile when I put them in?
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Postby ColoradoBrewer » Sat Jan 29, 2011 9:44 am

I wouldn't worry about sanitizing the berries. Just thaw them and add them to the secondary. Since they were packed commercially the berries were cleaned and packaged under sanitary conditions. That's the way I've done in the past and have never had any problems.
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Postby LawDawg05023 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:13 am

Thanks, Berries went into secondary yesterday. How long should I let the beer stay in the secondary/
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