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Old 01-07-2011, 05:03 PM   #1
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So I have had my Belgian White in my primary for 12 days and then racked to secondary so i can get my third batch going. When I took my OG reading it said that I was at 1.046ish and when i racked it was down to 1.01. It is going to sit in secondary for another week or so.

So when i racked it there were still some little yeastie clumps floating around the top and there was still very mild bubbling going on. (when i say mild i mean like 5 pinpoint sized bubbles would float to the surface every couple minutes or so.)

Did I rack this too soon?
How soon should I go from Secondary to Bottles?

The flavor was very very amazing and the aroma was also very amazing. And my low FG tells me that it is about ready.

 
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Old 01-07-2011, 05:12 PM   #2
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You'll be fine...probably just CO2 coming out of suspension. I'd leave it in the secondary for 2-3 weeks and bottle.
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Old 01-07-2011, 05:45 PM   #3
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Just off-gassing, that's normal. You're fine.
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Old 01-07-2011, 05:46 PM   #4
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You'll be fine...probably just CO2 coming out of suspension. I'd leave it in the secondary for 2-3 weeks and bottle.
While that's really sound advice, you might not even need to wait that 3rd week with it being a wit.
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