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Old 01-22-2009, 05:23 AM   #1
beerrun
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What was the longest period of time your ale took to ferment in primary?

I'm in my fourth week with a Doppelbock ale with no sign of slowing.
And my reserve is running low.



 
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Old 01-22-2009, 05:25 AM   #2
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High IG beers can take forever. I had some mead that took more than two months once.



 
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Old 01-22-2009, 05:56 AM   #3
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My shortest was 5 days. longest 6 but I only brew easy ass Coopers kits. Interesting...please keep us posted beerrun.

 
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:00 AM   #4
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Beerun-

What kind of yeast are you using and are you properly aerating your wort? If there is not much o2 in there, the ferm will take longer
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Old 01-22-2009, 09:48 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bullrider4 View Post
Beerun-

What kind of yeast are you using and are you properly aerating your wort? If there is not much o2 in there, the ferm will take longer
Wyeast 1338 liquid smack pack
I have posted questions on this yeast previously and heard it was slow.
I do aerate well. The other two batches I have brewed fermented nicely in 7-10 days.
I guess I'll just take the advice from my previous post " Rack it or let ride". And let it ride some more.



 
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