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Old 02-26-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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hydrometer broke. single stage fermentation, 4 weeks in primary. good to bottle?



 
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:25 PM   #2
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I would think so, but a hydrometer is the only way to be absolutely sure. What was the OG, yeast strain, and fermentation temps?



 
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:27 PM   #3
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1.045, nottingham ale, 68-70*

 
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:37 PM   #4
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If it were me, and I couldn't get my hands on a hydrometer, I'd go for it. My suspicion is that it's probably done. I've had fermentations stall, but I was using a rather obscure yeast, and my temps were a little low.

And next time you buy ingredients, add a couple hydrometers to the order. It's a good idea to have an extra sitting around. You never know when you'll need it.

 
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:43 PM   #5
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You're good to go. A low O.G. like that should take two weeks tops .....

 
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:49 PM   #6
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thanks. bottling

 
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:00 AM   #7
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Has ferm activity stopped?

 
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:03 AM   #8
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Has ferm activity stopped?
I would imagine it must have at this point in time.

 
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:00 AM   #9
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Quote:
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Has ferm activity stopped?
most certainly



 
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