Most kit instructions are written to sell more kits, NOT to make good beer....there's a lot of discussion on here about why kit instructions differ so widely from "better brewing practices."
You will find a lot of benefits for NOT rushing through this process...many of us leave our beers in primary for a month then bottle, that leaves plenty of time for the yeast to clean up the byproducts of fermentation, and clear the beer.
Other's rack to secondary somewhere between the 10th and 14th day (If I secondary I wait 2 weeks, the secondary for 2 weeks.
I know you are anxious to move this along and get your first beer, but holding off a few more days won't hurt, just the opposite it will help the beer...the yeast are fastidious beasties, they like to work as longs as possible...fermentaion is only part of what they do...
Even John Palmer in "How To Brew" mentions the benefits of waiting...
Leaving an ale beer in the primary fermentor for a total of 2-3 weeks (instead of just the one week most kits recommend), will provide time for the conditioning reactions and improve the beer. This extra time will also let more sediment settle out before bottling, resulting in a clearer beer and easier pouring. And, three weeks in the primary fermentor is usually not enough time for off-flavors to occur.
Also, if it's got a few more points to go, you might want to give the fermenter a gentle "nudge" or swirl to kcik the yeast back up in suspension. (In a carboy grasp the neck gently, set it up on one edge and turn it once- do the same for the bucket) and leave it alone for a few more days.....it may drop a few more points...
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