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Offline yuno

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No more bubbles
« on: September 13, 2016, 03:00:43 PM »
Just started my first brew of block party amber ale. It bubbled like crazy the first 2 days but now it barely bubbles. Is this normal?

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Re: No more bubbles
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2016, 03:07:19 PM »
Yes it is normal.  Just let it sit for at least the balance of a week though.  The yeast will need to clean up after themselves if/when they are done fermenting.

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Re: No more bubbles
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2016, 03:18:16 PM »
Very normal. The normalist.
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Re: No more bubbles
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2016, 11:50:19 PM »
+1. Welcome! This is a great place to post questions.
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Re: No more bubbles
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2016, 01:29:49 AM »
Welcome. I would put a refractometer on your wish list. Then you will know if it's done or not.

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Re: No more bubbles
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2016, 01:41:57 AM »
Welcome. I would put a refractometer on your wish list. Then you will know if it's done or not.

Even though I have a digital refractometer, I still use a hydrometer for FG measurements. No futzing around with formulas to try and compensate for the alcohol's diffraction.

But still consider a good refractometer. They're invaluable on brew day. FWIW a digital one is only a little bit more than a "good" analog one. Cheap analog refractometers are hit or miss, mine was a miss...
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Re: No more bubbles
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2016, 01:44:29 AM »
Welcome. I would put a refractometer on your wish list. Then you will know if it's done or not.

Even though I have a digital refractometer, I still use a hydrometer for FG measurements. No futzing around with formulas to try and compensate for the alcohol's diffraction.

But still consider a good refractometer. They're invaluable on brew day. FWIW a digital one is only a little bit more than a "good" analog one. Cheap analog refractometers are hit or miss, mine was a miss...

I use Beersmith so it's an easy calculation.


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