Last Sunday marked two weeks since we started our first ever batch of home brewed beer. The fermentation had essentially stopped, and it was time to transfer the brew to the secondary fermentation carboy.
Happily the process of transferring the brew from one carboy to the other went very smoothly.
I was a little surprized at how much was left behind in the first carboy, even though I’d been careful not to let too many solids go into the carboy after boiling the wort.
Now the brew is back in its usual corner, but now in a different carboy to clarify. This isn’t a required step for this particular brew, but I can’t imagine that it’ll hurt either.
Two weeks and we can bottle it up. Two weeks after that, and we can drink it. I hope it comes out good!