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Old 07-17-2012, 12:09 AM   #21
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No need to be worried yet, it can take up to 3 days. I do think White Labs say to make a starter, but I would not worry about what is already done.


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Old 07-17-2012, 12:11 AM   #22
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Ok thank you! That makes me feel better for sure. I just hope it's not too early to rack to secondary before I leave for vacation on Saturday


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Old 07-17-2012, 01:04 AM   #23
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Don't worry about the secondary. there's no need for one at all, but if you do, don't rush it. It will be just fine for 2 or 3 weeks in the primary. One more thing, if you didn't shake the crap out of your wort, go ahead and do it now... Unless you have signs of fermentation, then just leave it. Relax, have a...
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Old 07-17-2012, 01:05 AM   #24
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And keep those temps below 70.
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Old 07-17-2012, 01:30 AM   #25
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I aerated the wort with my paddle a lot (after I poured the wort into my primary fermenter) until there was plenty of foam on the top before I added the yeast. There is dry hopping involved so I'm hoping the fermentation will start soon so that I can put the finished product into bottles before I go back to school.


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