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Old 01-04-2010, 04:06 PM   #1
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Default time for blow off tube?

...or rather not?




the beer is fermenting for 48 hours now, I used us-05 yeast, OG was 1.050, fermentation temperature is around 64 F. I have slower airlock activity for last couple of hours, but still.....


any advice?

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Old 01-04-2010, 05:08 PM   #2
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If it doesn't blow off in the first 48 hours of active fermenting, it probably isn't going to. You'll probably be fine here without one.

I generally start my beers with a large blowoff tube "just in case" and switch to an airlock after high krausen.

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