Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > First Time Fermentation Length
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-27-2011, 02:43 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 13
Default First Time Fermentation Length

Hey all,

My first batch of home brew is still alive.

I have been fermenting my ale in a glass carboy for 10 days, with a rubber stopper and 1/2" or so blow off tube in sanitized water.

Since i have pitched the yeast fermentation peaked around day 3 bubbling 3x per second. It has since slowed greatly to about 1x per min 50secs.

How long do you recommend i leave the brew in the fermenter before transferring to bottles and then how long should i condition?????

The beer appears to be very dark reddish and has not cleared much since first transferring to the fermenter.

Any advice is greatly appreciated, thanks!

kobber44 is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-27-2011, 02:45 AM   #2
I use secondaries. :p
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Walker's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Cary, NC
Posts: 11,236
Liked 91 Times on 81 Posts
Likes Given: 11


at least 3 weeks in a fermenter, preferably 4 in my opinion. Then bottle and keep at room temp for about 2 weeks.

Ground Fault Brewing Co.
Walker is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fermentation Length hbhudy Fermentation & Yeast 3 11-07-2010 01:53 PM
Fermentation Temp Length yellowthunda Fermentation & Yeast 5 10-07-2010 10:14 PM
length of time in secondary docmoran Fermentation & Yeast 2 05-26-2010 09:32 PM
WYeast Belgian Strong Fermentation Length?? hbhudy Fermentation & Yeast 2 02-18-2010 09:50 AM
fermentation length for saison defenestrate Fermentation & Yeast 13 08-27-2009 07:47 PM

Newest Threads