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Old 06-21-2012, 03:48 PM   #1
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I I have a porter in a plastic fermenter. On top of the cap I have the pressure release thing on top. The water in the piece is bubbling. Does that mean my fermentation is active?

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Old 06-21-2012, 03:50 PM   #2
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yes, it means there are gases releasing from your fermenter. That's good sign. Just note for the future, lack of bubbles is not a tell tale sign that you're not fermenting.

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Old 06-21-2012, 03:50 PM   #3
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All signs point to yes.

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I was just wondering because I pitched at about high80 degrees and was hoping I didn't kill the yeast.

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Old 06-21-2012, 04:04 PM   #5
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I was just wondering because I pitched at about high80 degrees and was hoping I didn't kill the yeast.
The bubbles are a good sign... but I'm hoping you've since cooled it to about 65-70F
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The bubbles are a good sign... but I'm hoping you've since cooled it to about 65-70F
I have I got the fermenter sitting in a Tupperware bin filled with cool water.
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