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Racking Question


Nici van Nieuwkasteele — Lommedalen, Norway asks,

I am brewing a saison and after 12 days the fermentation is nearly over, but there is still activity. The thing is that I need to use my fermenter this coming weekend for a new batch and I’m wondering if I can transfer my saison from my Unitank to a FermZilla All Rounder (a PET fermenter) to Finish. Do I transfer all the yeast and beer (via dump valve) or only the beer (via racking valve), as if I were transferring to a keg after crash cooling?

Racking beer from your stainless conical to a PET secondary fermenter is a great way to free up your stainless fermenter. If you have yeast in the cone or trub, I would
Response by Ashton Lewis.