Originally Posted by tschmitt
I am brewing my second 5 gallon batch. My first one did not ferment correctly I believe due to the temp in the house being too warm and the type of yeast used.
This batch I pitched Sunday afternoon. Monday afternoon it was bubbling, this morning it was going a little stronger, this evening it appears to have already peaked and is bubbling but not quite as strong.
Question...how long should a typical 5 gallon batch have activity in the airlock?
Once you make a few more batches you'll realize it isn't really ever the same. Unless you have temp control, same amount of yeast, same recipe, etc.
I notice vigorous bubbles from about 1-7 days. Then Slow bubbling to no bubbling for another 5 days or so. Even so I let it sit.
Relax and let it go and don't worry. If its bubbling you did it right. No need to worry!