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Old 11-27-2008, 12:34 PM   #1
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happy turkey day guys. 3 weeks in prim ferment ok? still bubbling every 30,40 sec.



 
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Old 11-27-2008, 01:12 PM   #2
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Check the gravity, that's really the only way to tell. Bubbling doesn't mean much.


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Old 11-27-2008, 01:22 PM   #3
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+1- I have a lager that is going on two months that still builds pressure.

 
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Old 11-27-2008, 01:28 PM   #4
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Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Bubbling means nothing. Could be a continuing fermentation, could be off-gassing. Use your hydrometer to check the gravity against the attenuation range of your yeast.

Three weeks is usually sufficient for ales in the primary. Most of my ale primary ferments are essentially over 48-72 hours from pitching, but then I fancy myself a good yeast manager/wrangler.

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