2ndary Fermentation Trouble?

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2ndary Fermentation Trouble?

Postby pcutti19 » Tue Nov 20, 2007 12:45 pm

I have a belgian dubble in 2ndary for 10 days so far and from 1 it had an active airlock (actually a blow-off tube). Not traub, but co2 into the adjacent grolwer of water. There has been a layer of traub on top, but not expelled through blow off tube. Last night as I was getting ready for bed, I noticed what looked like carbonatin bubbles on the side of the carboy. What should I do? I was thinking of racking to tertiary fermentation. I am heading out of town tomorrow and don't want to have this hanging on my mind!

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Postby slothrob » Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:00 pm

It sounds like you moved it to secondary too soon. Leave it alone until it finishes fermenting. It will be fine while you're away for the holiday.
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