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Old 07-27-2011, 02:05 AM   #1
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So I have a coopers canadian blonde in primary for 5 weeks now and I just transferred it to a 2ndary with strawberrys do I need to worry about it not fermenting again?



 
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:23 AM   #2
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Not sure if i understand the question, there will still be plenty of yeast in suspension after fives weeks so yes they will ferment some or most or all of the sugar in the fruit.



 
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:26 AM   #3
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it'll ferment for another few days, with the fruit added. let it sit for a week or so. i just did the same with a hefeweizen and blackberries, that i just kegged tonight
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:28 AM   #4
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no need to secondary after 5 weeks. many of us ferment for 4-5 weeks, then bottle or keg. answer? no worries. it's done fermenting
I think he said he racked it to secondary over strawberries.
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Old 07-27-2011, 02:30 AM   #5
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I think he said he racked it to secondary over strawberries.
yes he did. i read it too quick, then amended my answer
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Old 07-28-2011, 02:51 AM   #6
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48 hours no activity something wrong???
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:02 AM   #7
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RDWHAHB. It looks good to me. Take gravity readings. They are your only true answers. I bet it turns out great, in time.

 
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:04 AM   #8
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I'm just expecting the big foam

 
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:06 AM   #9
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Probably not going to get a big krausen on a secondary with fruit. Yeast has made beer for a whole lot longer than us. Trust it and it wont let you down.

 
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:45 AM   #10
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There will be very little "activity". Relax. It's doing it's job.


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