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Old 03-29-2010, 08:36 PM   #1
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So on 3/14 I brewed a Belgian Wit with an OG of 1052, and it is still showing signs of active fermentation, I tested the G today and its 1028, any thoughts as to why its going so slow. Temp has been right around 67F

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Old 03-29-2010, 08:43 PM   #2
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Try giving the carboy a gentle swish. Depending on the yeast, it may just be that the yeast settled too early to finish the job. A gentle swish can re-suspend the yeast and get them working again.

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Old 03-29-2010, 08:51 PM   #3
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did you use a starter?...im guessing no which is why its lagging. Unless you used dry yeast in which case i have no idea. Just let it finish- good beer takes time

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I used a Wyeast smack pack and is was very bloated when I pitched it

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