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Old 10-12-2008, 04:53 PM   #1
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friday i made my first batch, made shure every thing that touched the batch was sanatised, got it transformed in to the priamary, an hour or to went by, it really started formenting good, bubbling like crazy, that lasted a day. now it not doing nothing. the temp is around 68- 70. is it done?


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Old 10-12-2008, 05:55 PM   #2
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what was your starting gravity? The only way to tell if a batch is done is to tale gravity readings a few days apart and if the number is the same then your beers done. Depending on which yeast you use the beer will finish at different times. Do yourself a favor and if you dont already have a hydrometer- get one.


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Old 10-12-2008, 05:56 PM   #3
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wWhat is your latest hydrometer reading?
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Old 10-12-2008, 06:29 PM   #4
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a 2 hour lag time and 24 hour ferment is rather short but I wouldn't say it's out of the norm if there is such a thing for yeast. Did you use a starter? I'd say it's normal if not pretty fast. Just wait a week or so and rack it to a secondary and after a fortnight bottle.

what was the recipe? what yeast?
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Old 10-12-2008, 08:30 PM   #6
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What's your first language?
where did that come from?
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YES that is normal
Read
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Old 10-12-2008, 09:44 PM   #8
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Read this....

http://blogs.homebrewtalk.com/Revvy/...before_action/

It will tell you what to do...
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where did that come from?
Sarcasm.
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where did that come from?
I'm going to guess "shure", "sanatised", "transformed", "to", "formenting good", and, "now it not doing nothing"

if its a second language, its pretty damn good, if its a first, then, well...


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