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Old 06-27-2009, 11:28 PM   #1
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Default fermentation stopped after 1 day

Made a starter. pitched at 5 last night.vigorous fermentation ( blowoff tube with signs of hops in it) and no more bubbles today at noon. is this a stuck fermentation or is this normal. the brew is a belgain blonde higher alc


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Old 06-27-2009, 11:32 PM   #2
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I've had beers ferment out in 24 hours before, especially if it's warm. Even if it's done with the majority of the fermentation, though, the yeast are still busy finishing up and then they start digesting their own waste products. Keep it at the optimum fermentation range for at least another 5 days and then you can check the SG and see if it's done.


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Old 06-28-2009, 04:35 AM   #3
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Pretty common. Don't worry.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:56 AM   #4
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Well, I could wait for Revvy, but I'll go ahead and just put out the reminder that airlock activity is not an indicator of fermentation.
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Old 06-29-2009, 01:38 AM   #5
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Thanks folks, I'm still running into new things with just about every batch and glad you all are here to answer questions. Thanks


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