Foam still on top after 14 days in primary.

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Scotstout

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Brewing a MYO Irish stout now. It has been in for 14 days and it still has a thin layer of light foam on the top. I was always planning to leave it in for more than the 10 days kit suggested. I tasted a sample for first time today and it does taste like a stout and very pleasant.

The bubbles in foam are small and tight but are bursting slowly.

What am not sure about is any harm leaving it a few more days to see if foam will go, I see it slightly breaking up today.

Any advice to bottle or wait longer?
 

DBhomebrew

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No harm in leaving it for a few more days, a few weeks even.

Krausens take all forms depending on the yeast strain. Some barely form, others climb out of the fermenter. Some disappear after 36hrs, others stick around until you cold crash (if you do).
 

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Everyone is right.

Waiting won't hurt. If the gravity stays the same for 3 days (and you are anywhere near expected final gravity), it is done. And it's probably done now. -It all just depends on your patience level and preference.
 
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