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Old 01-01-2013, 06:14 PM   #1
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Default Not much krausen on my IPA...

Fermentation is nearly complete on my IPA and everything looked good but i noticed there wasn't much krausen... maybe half an inch of foam. Is this normal? The red ale looks like it has a layer cake on top of it. Nice thick krausen...
But the IPA not so much. Should I be concerned? Otherwise it looks healthy and normal.

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Old 01-01-2013, 06:20 PM   #2
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I wouldn't worry. if it tastes great, don't give yourself an ulcer. I've had many brews ranging the spectrum with a low krausen come out great.

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As long as its fermenting and finishes up close to where it should then I wouldn't worry about it.
Sometimes I don't get much krausen, sometimes its rushing out the blowoff tube. Like I said, no biggie as long as the yeast do their job.

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