If you're having issues with it dropping out then I suspect your temp is dropping lower than 65. Either that or your pitching too warm. I've found that with S-04 if you drop your temps more than a couple of degrees then it likes to floc out.
I pitch at 60-63 then ferment at 63 for 4 days. After that I ramp the yeast up 1.5F every day until I'm up to 76-78F. Then I start bringing my temps down and cold crash. Never had a problem with S-04 using this method.
Hope this helps.
Originally Posted by Revvy
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