17 days still high krausen with wlp400? - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > 17 days still high krausen with wlp400?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-19-2013, 09:29 PM   #1
PghMakesMeDrunk
Recipes 
 
Nov 2012
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posts: 48
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts



I was wondering if this is normal with this yeast? I dont have much experience with Belgian strains. I brewed this Wit on 3/2 and still have a good 1.5 - 2 inches of krausen going on with no signs of slowing down it seems. The airlock is bubbling, but not rapidly.

Everything went fine with the brewday and recipe. I pitched around 68 and has been at room temp. (about 68 degrees) since. I was hoping to add some more Coriander as a dry spice after 2 weeks once the Krausen had fell and have this ready for Easter. Anyone else experience this with wlp400? Maybe its just me, I make a lot of IPA's and am used to us05 or equivalent. I want to start doing more Belgians though.. Thanks..

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 09:39 PM   #2
goo-gone
Recipes 
 
Nov 2012
Posts: 67
Liked 3 Times on 2 Posts


Ive used this strain twice, and both times it had krausen well after the gravity was stable.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 10:06 PM   #3
PghMakesMeDrunk
Recipes 
 
Nov 2012
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posts: 48
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by goo-gone View Post
Ive used this strain twice, and both times it had krausen well after the gravity was stable.
Cool, I will check it tonight and see where its at. I didnt really think anything went wrong. I did what I always do when brewing. Just wanted a little assurance.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 10:13 PM   #4
dinnerstick
 
dinnerstick's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Nov 2010
utrecht, netherlands
Posts: 2,019
Liked 271 Times on 198 Posts


agreed- i always get that with the wyeast wit strain, should be the same strain as wlp400. just carry on with your spicing/racking; when it's done it's done. i don't think you'll see this with other belgian strains though

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
S04 krausen gone in 2 days? Pivzavod Fermentation & Yeast 6 03-12-2012 05:44 AM
Krausen for 2 days only... HoppyWeasel Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 08-15-2011 09:43 PM
Mead High Krausen Lasting 5 Days vomitflowers Mead Forum 9 02-19-2011 09:35 PM
High Krausen after 10 days cgcracraft Fermentation & Yeast 3 12-08-2010 03:08 AM
Krausen gone after 3 days brewstev Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 01-21-2010 06:15 AM


Forum Jump