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Old 10-12-2011, 08:51 PM   #1
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I have four 5 gal carboys full of freshly pressed Merlot juice that has been fermenting for a week on Montrachet red yeast for a week. I pressed it on Monday and all but the very first 5 gals have stopped fermenting.

I was thinking of pitching 1 packet of yeast with some yeast nutrient and splitting it between the three carboys that stopped. Will this be enough to restart fermentation?

Any suggestions appreciated.

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Old 10-12-2011, 11:00 PM   #2
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False Alarm. Just checked the SG and it is 0.992.
OG was 1.114.
It just fermented way faster than I expected (10 days).

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Old 10-13-2011, 12:48 AM   #3
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False Alarm. Just checked the SG and it is 0.992.
OG was 1.114.
It just fermented way faster than I expected (10 days).
That's pretty typical! I've had some ferment out in 5 days, even before I got a chance to go to secondary.
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