2+ Weeks Active Fermentation - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > 2+ Weeks Active Fermentation

Thread Tools
Old 01-31-2009, 02:01 AM   #1
eljefe's Avatar
Jan 2008
Posts: 469
Liked 9 Times on 8 Posts

I brewed a BB Hop Nog over two weeks ago. Fermentation started within 36 hours. Two weeks later fermentation is still active. Given the kit, I don't believe there are that much fermentables to cause this. Would a contaminated batch cause "active fermentation"? I have been reluctant removing the lid. Of the 10 - 12 batches I made, this is the first one to have sucha prolonged and active fermentation.

Any thoughts?

Primary 1: Wee Heavy
Primary 2:
Secondary 1:
Secondary 2:
Keg 1: Northern Brew #1
Keg 2: 11.11.11
Next Up: Bourbonator

Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2009, 02:04 AM   #2
Reverend JC
2500 gallons year to date
Reverend JC's Avatar
Jun 2006
Your Mom's
Posts: 1,880
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

relax my good man. It will finish when it finishes. I have had a beer take 4 weeks to ferment out and I have had one that took less than 24 hours of visual fermentation.

Let it sit. you will be good to go.
"Just because i don't care dosen't mean I don't understand." -Homer Simpson


Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Which is better? A fast, very active fermentation, or a slow steady fermentation? cerberus9 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 09-24-2009 04:56 PM
3 weeks airlock is still active nasmeyer Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 03-21-2009 06:47 PM
Very active fermentation... mrpinkbunny Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 02-22-2009 11:22 PM
3+ weeks and still active fermentation Korben General Beer Discussion 2 01-27-2009 01:47 PM
Fermentation Re-Active? tedski Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 09-30-2008 01:59 AM

Forum Jump