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Old 04-16-2007, 02:35 PM   #1
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ok, my summit ipa has been fermenting strong for 6 days. i've had it in the primary for about 8 though. the airlock is going blup...........blup...........blup. it's slowed down considerably but seems like a little more then 5 a minute. should i move it anyways? my first three batchs didn't ferment this well (maybe that's why two got f'd up).

i was using the 1-1-3? what would be the benefits of transfering it now?

 
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Old 04-16-2007, 02:42 PM   #2
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we'll i just timed it. 15 times in one minute!

 
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Old 04-16-2007, 02:47 PM   #3
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Let it sit a few more days. Secondary fermentation is a misnomer--it really just clarifies the beer. Let it finish in primary, then move it on over. Beer, while wonderful, is often not cooperative enough to stick to the 1-2-3 (or any other) schedule.
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Nothing until I figure out if I can make it happen over in the UK.

 
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