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General Category => Yeast and Fermentation => Topic started by: GolfBum on March 08, 2013, 02:37:38 AM

Title: WLP 001 in a Pale Ale
Post by: GolfBum on March 08, 2013, 02:37:38 AM
So I just brewed a pale ale on saturday. OG was 1.054 and pitched two vials at 70 degrees. It is sitting my basement bathroom that is unused and it fermenting at 68 degrees. It's been 5 days and went to throw in my dry hops. By this time the yeast has fallen out but to my suprise I still have a good amount of krausen sitting on top of my beer. Is this normal for the yeast? The other times I've used this yeast it has fallen out by now. I haven't taken a gravity reading yet so I guess it could still be going.
Title: Re: WLP 001 in a Pale Ale
Post by: Jeff M on March 08, 2013, 03:24:44 AM
All grain or extract?  It seems to be the consensus on the forums that if its AG it could take up to 3 weeks+.

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Title: WLP 001 in a Pale Ale
Post by: cheshirecat on March 08, 2013, 03:50:08 AM
That happens all the time when I use 001. Always take about 10 days to drop for me. My last beer I used with it, it dropped in 7 days and I was shocked.
Title: Re: WLP 001 in a Pale Ale
Post by: GolfBum on March 08, 2013, 06:32:28 PM
thanks for the replies.

It's an all grain batch and me seeing that got me curious to see if fermentation stalled or something else I took a gravity reading and it was at 1.010. So it seems like it is finished or very close to finishing.