Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Gluten Free Brewing > Og and fg
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-01-2013, 02:22 PM   #1
EvanLouis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 126
Liked 4 Times on 3 Posts

Default Og and fg

I'm reading a lot about knowing when tour beer is done by checking the fg. I know how to do it, why to do it, but what numbers am I shooting for for
Ales
Lagers
Porters
Stouts

__________________
EvanLouis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-01-2013, 02:26 PM   #2
quadmx08
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Peoria, Illinois
Posts: 75
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Look at the bjcp style guidelines. Also look at the attenuation % of your yeast.

__________________

Primary
Zombie Dust Clone, Little Zombie party gyle

Bottled
Hillbilly Wheat, 777 new albian clone, Drunken Troll American Barleywine

quadmx08 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-01-2013, 02:28 PM   #3
cluckk
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
cluckk's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 1,599
Liked 350 Times on 226 Posts
Likes Given: 47

Default

It's not that easy. It depends on the ration of fermentable to unfermentable sugar in your batch. If you are asking how many to shoot for in a style of beer the style guidelines have this. However there is no way to tell you what your porter (lager, stout, etc.) should have for fg without seeing the actual recipe and procedure. Some types of beer will finish in the 1.020s and others under 1.010.

__________________

"So you say you just brewed your first batch of beer. Welcome to the obsession." --me, to every first time brewer I ever meet.

cluckk is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-01-2013, 04:14 PM   #4
EvanLouis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 126
Liked 4 Times on 3 Posts

Default

I just remembered beer calculus does this for you but how accurate is it really? Can I use the og and fg from there and get in the ballpark ?

__________________
EvanLouis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools