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Brewing processes and methods. How to brew using extract, partial or all-grain. Tips and tricks.

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aviationpilot06
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Post by aviationpilot06 » Thu May 14, 2009 8:54 pm

I just added 3 pounds of fresh raspberries to my secondary fermenter, then siphoned my beer on top of it. Should I stir the whole thing or just let it do it's job?

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Post by Suthrncomfrt1884 » Fri May 15, 2009 1:48 am

Just let it do it's thing. You don't want to risk oxidizing your beer.
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Post by brewmeisterintng » Fri May 15, 2009 7:05 am

I personally stopped fruiting beers but if you are going to do it in the secondary, avoid O2. The fuit flavor should leach just fine without stiring.

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