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Old 03-17-2007, 06:06 PM   #1
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Default Should be 1.010, but is 1.012, Can I bottle?

AHB's Blue Moon clone says it should be aprox 1.010 fg. I measured it at 1.012 today. It was in primary for one week, secondary for 2.5 weeks, now I really want to bottle today, so that I can move my 90min over to secondary.

Is a .002 difference aprox enough? Or, should I wait until tomorrow or Monday to check it again? I just have so much more time today.


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Old 03-17-2007, 06:08 PM   #2
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As long as your airlock isn't bubbling much, bottle away!


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Old 03-17-2007, 06:09 PM   #3
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Having been in the primary and secondary for a combined 3.5 weeks I would say you are good to bottle. If you are really worried, wait a day or two and take another reading. If its the same, then bottle.

But 3.5 weeks? Pretty sure its done....just bottle it.
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Old 03-17-2007, 06:11 PM   #4
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I'm bubbling ever 33seconds. Is that too much?
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I don't bottle till it's stopped.
What temp do you have it at?
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Old 03-17-2007, 06:14 PM   #6
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68 deg, orfy
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That's warm enough to not slow down the ferment.
All I can say is as tough as it is I'd not bottle just yet.

But then again I have kegs.
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Well, I guess I'll just hold off for a couple more days.

Kegs..??? I've got a birthday coming up at the end of this month. Maybe I can convince SWMBO to get me a kegging system for my bday. Wow, that would be soooooo much easier. And, then I could drive her crazy searching for a used fridge to keep it in.
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shoot for 1 bubble every 90 seconds....minimum.

EDIT: wait a minute, it's bubbling every 33 seconds in the SECONDARY????
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Well, I guess I'll just hold off for a couple more days.

Kegs..??? I've got a birthday coming up at the end of this month. Maybe I can convince SWMBO to get me a kegging system for my bday. Wow, that would be soooooo much easier. And, then I could drive her crazy searching for a used fridge to keep it in.
You've got thr idea.


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