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Old 03-29-2007, 01:46 AM   #1
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I waiting till bubbles was once every 2 minutes.

Xfered to 2nd fermentor and now its dead stop. Never had this happen before.

I see a few bubbles going but my air lock never bloops.


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Old 03-29-2007, 02:02 AM   #2
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RDWHAHB, once you transfer to the secondary the fermentation is essentially over and you are using that vessle for clarification and aging.

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Old 03-29-2007, 02:50 AM   #3
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Old 03-29-2007, 12:47 PM   #4
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All other beers I xfered to the 2nd one they still kept going and at a good pace.

Weird.
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Old 03-29-2007, 12:50 PM   #5
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this batch is doing the right thing! You should move to the secondary tank for clarifying and conditioning after the primary fermentation is over. I use the 1-2-3 rule- One week in primary (or more), two weeks in secondary, three in the bottle. Usually I leave it in the primary for 10 days or so, because of my work schedule.
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This just means you transfered your previous beers a bit too early. If you rack before fermentation is done, you're just going to get additional sediment in your secondary. I like to wait untill all activity has stopped and it actually begins to clear. THEN I rack it. What that means is most batches sit in primary for 10-14 days. This is tough if you don't brew enough, you get anxious.
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Put is in bottles and send it to me I'll make sure it gets desposed of properly.
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Old 03-29-2007, 08:55 PM   #8
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Put is in bottles and send it to me I'll make sure it gets desposed of properly.
Oh ok... gee 'wiz' I hope thats beer I'm putting in the bottle.

I just keged and added co2.

in 2 weeks I'll take a hit and see how it is.

I now got all 4 kegs filled up.

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Old 03-29-2007, 10:04 PM   #9
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in 2 weeks I'll take a hit and see how it is.
I'd imagine that, if you get high before you taste it, that might have some effect on your judgment...but what do I know?


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