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Old 08-10-2007, 03:39 PM   #1
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I brewed an IPA about 9 days ago. I was going to transfer to the secondary on day 7 when I noticed that fermentation restarted. I am guessing that when the basement cooled a bit, the yeast woke up and finished their job.

So, since ferementation restarted, how long can I leave the brew on the turb? As of last night, bubbling stopped...again. I know that leaving the brew on the turb for 2+ weeks isn't good but since ferementation restarted, does this time also restart? Or, screw it and move it to the secondary now?

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You can leave the beer on the primary yeast cake for up to a month without significant worry. If the beer isn't ready, I wouldn't rush it. The best thing to do is take a hydrometer reading and then another in 2 days. If the reading is the same then it's done fermenting, which means it's probably just off-gassing CO2.
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