Secondary racking question - new bubbles in primary

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James0816

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So my primary was done bubbling and going to rack to secondary now. When i got it up to the kitchen, it started bubbling again. Very slow 1 bubble every two plus mins.

Do i need to wait again to rack?
 

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Do i need to wait again to rack?
Nope.

Increased temperature or agitation will both increase off-gassing. Specific gravity is the only reliable method to measure fermentation progress.

It might even be better to rack before it finishes fermentation so that CO2 production will naturally purge any headspace of oxygen.

I typically bottle after 3-4 weeks in primary, skipping a "secondary".

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Kewl im using secondary for flavoring.
 
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