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Afhuff01 09-09-2012 04:22 AM

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I got a stout recipe from my local home brew supply store. I did a partial mash, replacing 2lbs of extract with 2.5lbs of 2 row pale barley. I made a yeast starter for this batch 24 hours prior. After adding the wort to my primary and before adding the yeast starter, I measured my S.G. @ 1.028. I am thinking this is a little low. It's been sitting at about 70 degrees in my garage.

After four days all of the head has come off the top and my airlock bubbles about once every 25 seconds. Should I be concerned that it seems like it is almost done? I am debating as to whether or not I should take a hydrometer reading?

Any advice is greatly appreciated!

EDIT:

The first picture is after one day in the primary. The second is after 4 days.


Afhuff01 09-09-2012 04:22 AM

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I got a stout recipe from my local home brew supply store. I did a partial mash, replacing 2lbs of extract with 2.5lbs of 2 row pale barley. I made a yeast starter for this batch 24 hours prior. After adding the wort to my primary and before adding the yeast starter, I measured my S.G. @ 1.028. I am thinking this is a little low. It's been sitting at about 70 degrees in my garage.

After four days all of the head has come off the top and my airlock bubbles about once every 25 seconds. Should I be concerned that it seems like it is almost done? I am debating as to whether or not I should take a hydrometer reading?

Any advice is greatly appreciated!

EDIT:

The first picture is after one day in the primary. The second is after 4 days.



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