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Old 04-30-2009, 05:37 AM   #1
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Default My IPA has fermented for over a week now whats up?

I made an IPA 2 sundays ago and it is still bubbling every minute out of the blow off tube. The OG was 1055. I think I fermented it a little high (72) at the start. Any idea what going on?

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Old 04-30-2009, 05:47 AM   #2
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Any idea what going on?
Fermentation.
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Old 04-30-2009, 11:31 AM   #3
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Sounds normal.

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Old 04-30-2009, 11:55 AM   #4
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bubbles only = out gassing not fermentation
take a gravity reading, if it is still going down the yeast are still working, RDWHAHB, Relax Dont Worry Have A Home Brew

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Old 04-30-2009, 11:58 AM   #5
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I am lost. What is wrong?

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Old 04-30-2009, 07:04 PM   #6
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bubbles only = out gassing not fermentation
take a gravity reading, if it is still going down the yeast are still working, RDWHAHB, Relax Dont Worry Have A Home Brew
I dont even bother checking gravity for at least 10 days after pitching (unless there seems to be a problem). With my Stout, I checked gravity before pitching yeast and then forgot about it for 3 weeks, checked gravity and still had a couple points to go, I had to warm and swirl, but thats a story for another day.
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"warm and swirl" sounds like a band name.

either that or a very mean thing you could do to someone.

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