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Old 01-24-2009, 09:19 PM   #1
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do i wait more or bottle ?

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Old 01-24-2009, 09:30 PM   #2
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You wait more.

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Old 01-24-2009, 10:02 PM   #3
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stop messin around with it...

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And use your hydrometer.

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Old 01-24-2009, 10:31 PM   #5
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check it in a few days. If it's still the same, it can be either racked to secondary (if using) or bottled. I'd wait until 2-3 weeks have passed before bottling, though, to give the beer some time to clear before bottling.

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Old 01-24-2009, 10:33 PM   #6
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do i wait more or bottle ?
If it's still bubbling...it hasn't reached final gravity.
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:42 PM   #7
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If it's still bubbling...it hasn't reached final gravity.
the recipie says 1.007fg to 1.009fg i have read 1.009 for 3 days....

i will wait as per instructed !!!!
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Even if it's done, a little more time to let the yeast clean up is always a good thing. How long has it been in there?

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Old 01-24-2009, 10:57 PM   #9
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its only been two weeks in the secondary but this batch is suffering from green brewers syndrome and was only in the primary 7 days. it is probably stunted.

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Old 01-25-2009, 02:20 AM   #10
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exactly... stop messin with it until its ready. Let it sit 3 weeks in primary, then go straight to bottle/kegs. If you take the beer off the cake prematurely you risk stressing out the yeast and getting off flavors.

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