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Old 01-26-2010, 05:57 PM   #31
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I used WLP001 Cali Ale and my SG was low @ 1.062, but two days later I am at 1.010. I mashed around 149/150.

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Old 01-26-2010, 11:41 PM   #32
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2 days? holy crap! That's pretty intense. That's the yeast I use all the time. May I ask your ferment temp? Was it carefully controlled?

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Old 04-02-2010, 02:03 AM   #33
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i use a big starter, low mash at 148 or so and corn sugar around a pound.
i always get in range for final gravity.

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Old 06-13-2010, 06:41 AM   #34
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never have an issue drying my beer with our cal ale strain, and adding dextrose... ultimatley its mash temp and additional fermentables.

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Old 07-09-2013, 04:05 AM   #35
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First all-grain batch i went with a pliny clone. Racked to secondary just now and get a sg of 1.035 ( I know Its not done yet but havent seen any activity in a week. This is day 14 so I racked and dry hopped as prescribed. Using a refractomer so im pretty sure of sg. Will it come down? Is this to be expected? and how do I reach a lower FG in the future. I mashed at ~152 and then batch sparged with ~170 water.

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Old 07-09-2013, 04:11 AM   #36
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First all-grain batch i went with a pliny clone. Racked to secondary just now and get a sg of 1.035 ( I know Its not done yet but havent seen any activity in a week. This is day 14 so I racked and dry hopped as prescribed. Using a refractomer so im pretty sure of sg. Will it come down? Is this to be expected? and how do I reach a lower FG in the future. I mashed at ~152 and then batch sparged with ~170 water.
Refractometers require a correction to compensate for alcohol.
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