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Old 09-28-2013, 03:34 AM   #1
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S it ok to open quickly my hefeweizen fermenting for 6 days now to take a hydrometer reading? Or too early? No movement in airlock??

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Old 09-28-2013, 03:48 AM   #2
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How many times you going to ask? Just wondering

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Old 09-28-2013, 03:51 AM   #3
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Did you use honey in your hefe? If not, it is likely ready to bottle.

I give mine 7 days after ferm starts and bottle without measuring the FG for this style.

But yeah, open it, I say. Probably be prepared to bottle soon.

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