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Old 05-05-2006, 03:06 PM   #1
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I have an IPA which has been in the primary for two weeks. I is still bubbling through the airlock every 10 seconds. It has been fermenting at a slightly cooler temp than I normally would have it but only a few degrees. When I look at the brew it still is rolling a fair bit. Unsure if I should leave it be or go ahead and transfer to secondary. Any thaughts?

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Old 05-05-2006, 07:23 PM   #2
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I would leave it.
The secondary isnt about fermenting really, well sorta, but its more conditioning.
let it ferment out in the primary.



 
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Old 05-09-2006, 02:38 AM   #3
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The brew has slowed a little but still bubbling in the airlock every 15-20 seconds. I took a reading and taste. The OG was 060, today 2 weeks later its at 020. I am not used to my brew taking so long to convert. Taste was on the sweet side being that the IBUs should be 75. First time using Wyeast Northwest ale. Any ideas why it may be taking so long?

 
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Old 05-09-2006, 02:54 AM   #4
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The brew has slowed a little but still bubbling in the airlock every 15-20 seconds. I took a reading and taste. The OG was 060, today 2 weeks later its at 020. I am not used to my brew taking so long to convert. Taste was on the sweet side being that the IBUs should be 75. First time using Wyeast Northwest ale. Any ideas why it may be taking so long?
you mentioned in the first post that the batch is fermenting cooler than normal. exactly what temp is it fermenting at?

My scottish ale fermented in the 55-60°F range (intentionally) and it took about about 2.5 weeks to ferment out in the primary if I recall correctly.

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Old 05-09-2006, 03:30 AM   #5
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between 62-65 degrees.

 
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Old 05-10-2006, 05:18 AM   #6
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I think your good to let it set.


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