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Old 07-02-2009, 04:19 AM   #1
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Yeah, yeah, I know. The gas doesn't tell you when it's done. But the expected final gravity is between 1.010 and 1.014, and it's currently at 1.018. I took a swig, and it tasted like beer. Flat, but not bad.

I'm going to wait a few days, and check again. If it hasn't changed, I'm going to bottle it and than forget it for about a month.


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Old 07-02-2009, 04:31 AM   #2
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Sounds like a plan. Congrats!



 
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Old 07-02-2009, 05:20 AM   #3
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How long has it been fermenting?
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Old 07-02-2009, 01:03 PM   #4
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...I'm going to bottle it and than forget it for about a month.
I don't doubt you have the will power to not touch it, but there's no way you're going to forget about it.

Congrats on your first brew.

 
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Old 07-02-2009, 08:46 PM   #5
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How long has it been in the primary? I leave mine for 4 weeks regardless of what the hydro tells me.

Where in NY are you?
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Old 07-02-2009, 08:57 PM   #6
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Impossible to forget it. I find myself picking up the bottles and staring through them, as if I expect to see something intersting happening. I usually put one in the fridge for 48 hours at the 2 week mark to sample for carbonation and flavor.
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Old 07-03-2009, 12:28 AM   #7
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How long has it been fermenting?
About 2.5 weeks.
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Old 07-03-2009, 12:29 AM   #8
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How long has it been in the primary? I leave mine for 4 weeks regardless of what the hydro tells me.

Where in NY are you?
Near Binghamton.


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