fermenting stopped after 36 hours?

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jdektattoo13

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my newest batch bubbled violently for 36 hours about and now stopped, is it just past that stage or is something wrong?
 

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OG, yeast, and temp would be helpful. But in general the only way to tell is to check gravity. Wait 3 to 4 days and check again. No change = done. If you don't want to waste beer or have a refractometer, just let it sit for 2 to 3 weeks unless it it a high gravity monster.
 

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It's fine! The active stage of fermentation usually lasts about that long. It's still fermenting, and will continue to do so for a few more days, it's just much slower now.
 

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Yeah,when the rapid bubbling slows or stops,only initial fermentation is done. It'll now slowly,unevenfully creep down to FG from here. Then 3-7 days for it to clean up any by products of fermentation & settle out clear or slightly misty. Then prime & bottle.:mug:
 
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