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Old 10-27-2012, 07:47 AM   #1
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Default Ale yeast seems to sink in three days...

Can someone tell me if this is normal or not?
I thought it should lay on top for atleast 10 days.
Had an OG of 1.065....

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Old 10-27-2012, 08:44 AM   #2
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Some yeast are real top croppers and create a big head late in the ferment, towards the end. Some don't. Some just drop. Don't worry. Take a gravity reading if you're super worried. Otherwise, let it sit a few more days, then take a gravity reading.

Many of my beers finish basically fermenting in ~3 days.

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Old 10-27-2012, 09:09 AM   #3
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Thanks.
I'll wait another week then ;-)

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Old 10-27-2012, 10:57 AM   #4
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What yeast is it?

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Old 10-27-2012, 11:09 AM   #5
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WL570 Belgian golden ale

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Old 10-27-2012, 12:31 PM   #6
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I've found that yeast to take forever to clear!

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Duvel! Tasty yeast.

I have it in house, but haven't used it in a while, so couldn't say about the head dropping.

You made as starter? Fermentation started quickly?

Anyway, whatever the case, I wouldn't worry about it. Wait a week and measure the SG.

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Old 10-27-2012, 01:19 PM   #8
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Only 7liters so i dropd starter.
Started imidiet and went on good for two days with a nice foam.

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