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Old 10-28-2007, 07:32 PM   #1
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ok so my first attempt has been in the fermenter for a week now the recipe(American red ale from morebeer) calls for 2 weeks before bottling. just wondering what you all think of what its looking like?

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Old 10-28-2007, 08:00 PM   #2
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I think 2 weeks should be the minimum.
It needs to drop bright first.

Looks like you had a nice healthy Krausen.

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Looks like its fermenting well. Good looking brew!! I would toss your instructions out the window, though and just let it go until it is finished.

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Quick and dirty thoughts by Yuri:

Buy a hydrometer and learn how to use it.

Read www.howtobrew.com

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Old 10-28-2007, 08:52 PM   #5
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yeah i have a hydrometer and was planing on taking 2 readings after the 2 weeks and then seeing where to go from there =). yeah the Krausen is something i have never seen before so i found myself taking a lot of quick peeks into the fermenter to see what was going on.

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