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Old 09-18-2013, 08:51 PM   #1
Dec 2011
Columbus, Ohio
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Why does my fruit bag float after fermentation starts? I know this is a fundamental question but I just got into whole fruits after a few years of kits and juices..

Is it because of sugar in the berries getting fermented and the co2 getting stuck in the skins?? I only ask because pre-pitch, my fruit bag settled down to the bottom but is up at the top every time I check (yes I punch the cap down several times a day with my spoon)

Just curious as to what's going on and want to know, and as they say, knowing is half the bottle... Err battle...

Thanks in advance!


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Old 09-19-2013, 04:16 AM   #2
Oct 2012
Phoenix, AZ
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Originally Posted by Powerman
as they say, knowing is half the bottle... Err battle... -PM

yea. It's the gasses being released inside the bag. Perfectly normal
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