Need reassurance on my second batch.

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FDillon00

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So my second batch was the "Noble Trappist" Kit from Midwest.

Ferms: 6 lb. Pilsen liquid malt extract, 1 lb. Clear Belgian candi sugar,
Grains: 8 oz. Caramel 40L, 8 oz. Carapils specialty grains,
Hops: 2 oz. Hallertau, 1 oz. Styrian Goldings pellet hops,
Yest: Wyest Propagator 3787 (Trappist)

SG: 1.051
Today's Gravity: 1.030

Boiled/Pitched last Saturday (28 Nov)

So today (4 Dec) I racked to a glass carboy because I want to bulk condition this brew for a few months and I need room in my primary bucket for another brew set to be boiled tomorrow (5 Dec). A guy at work also got me on to the idea of washing the yeast for reuse in another batch. I added the water and waited 20 minutes pulled of the clear-ish liquid at the top an closed my jar. A hour later I checked the jar in the refrigerator and there was a lot more liquid at the top so when I open the jar to pull that liquid and it explodes with foam.

My first brew stayed in primary for 4 weeks so before I checked the gravity and bottled it, so secondary is new to me.

1. My questions are should I be concerned at today's gravity after 6 days in primary?

2. If so should I add/pitch my jar of "washed" yeast back to wort/beer? Knowing that everything that has touched the yeast since it left the primary was soaked in Star-San or boiled.

Thanks in advance.
 

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So today (4 Jan) I racked to a glass carboy because I want to bulk condition this brew for a few months and I need room in my primary bucket for another brew set to be boiled tomorrow (5 Jan).
Are you from the future?!? If so, how will tomorrow's brewday hefeweizen turn out?
 
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Are you from the future?!? If so, how will tomorrow's brewday hefeweizen turn out?
Wow, thanks for the Flame job, on a simple mistake Troll.

You you can't help someone out please refrain from replying to the thread.
 

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Did you make a yeast starter? or just pitch the package?
 
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Just pitched the package. Since this is only my second batch and I have only got kits I haven't had the spare ingredients around to make a 2-3 liter starter.

Good news is I checked the carboy this morning and there is a lot of fermentation activity, a good layer of krausen (about 3 inches deep) and 1-2 bubbles out of the airlock every second.

I think I was just acting prematurely and was confused because there was very little krausen and airlock activity in the primary before I racked it.
 
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