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Old 09-13-2008, 05:13 PM   #1
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I brewed a EPA a week ago and I was not to sure about my yeast ( I should have made a starter) used a wyeast pack. I had a pretty good initial fermentation, however now everything is dormant, I swirled the carboy to agitate the yeast but that didnt do anything. I'm going to check the specific gravity, but I was wondering if it is ok to add more yeast or not if I don't get a good sp? I have a vial of White labs california Ale yeast that I could use.

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Old 09-13-2008, 05:20 PM   #2
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check your gravity..if its been a week its likely fermentation has wrapped up.

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Old 09-14-2008, 04:02 AM   #3
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Like JoMarky says, check your gravity and if good, rack to secondary and let it sit in there for a couple weeks before packaging, assuming the gravity is good.

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Old 09-14-2008, 08:03 PM   #4
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what would be a good F.G. for this beer(northern brewers extra pale ale extract)?

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It might say with the instructions that came with the kit. If not it can be figured out by your O.G. and the yeast strain.

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