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Old 08-18-2012, 11:09 AM   #1
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Default Not fermenting help. Plz help

Till kinda new to brewing. Cooked my wort just like my few other batches, added wyeast at perfect temp after aerating 3 days no foam no airlock activity gravity unchanged at all. added another package of wyeast 5 days still nothing same gravity. Both packages or wyeast good blew up nice like supposed to . what is my problem ? can anyone help? What's your recommendation?

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Old 08-18-2012, 11:20 AM   #2
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What temp is your wort at now?

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Old 08-18-2012, 11:56 AM   #3
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Tell us a little more about the kit you used and the process. What is the (unchanged) gravity of the wort? Is there a foamy ring around the fermenter just above the wort?

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Old 08-18-2012, 12:55 PM   #4
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What did you use to sanitize your fermenter and how much did you use?

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Old 08-19-2012, 02:21 AM   #5
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4 lb dme wheat 1 oz hallertau hops 1 oz coriander wort at 75*

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Old 08-19-2012, 02:22 AM   #6
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Just reached gravity must be going just no foam started at around .045 now at .011.

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Old 08-19-2012, 02:34 AM   #7
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You probably have a leak. The airlock is not the best measure of fermentation activity.

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Old 08-19-2012, 02:37 AM   #8
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Even with absolutely no foam at least gravity can't lie right?

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Old 08-19-2012, 02:40 AM   #9
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Just sounds like you didn't have a very vigorous ferment.

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Old 08-19-2012, 08:03 AM   #10
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Gravity never takes a day off.

Are you fermenting in plastic, glass, or stainless? Can you see a yeast cake, if glass?

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