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Old 11-27-2013, 12:39 PM   #11
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Last thing. It might be helpful to post recipe. Might be that 1.025 is all you can get. Give us more info.
That would definitely help. FG is more of a result of unfermentable sugar in the original recipie. Lots of Crystal, Chocolate, and roasted malts in relation to you base malts would definitely give you a higher FG. Since you said it blew off the airlock, it must have been over 1.070 SG right?
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Old 11-29-2013, 07:21 AM   #12
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clinesmith, what yeast did you pitch on this beer?
s-04 yeast
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Old 11-29-2013, 07:22 AM   #13
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That would definitely help. FG is more of a result of unfermentable sugar in the original recipie. Lots of Crystal, Chocolate, and roasted malts in relation to you base malts would definitely give you a higher FG. Since you said it blew off the airlock, it must have been over 1.070 SG right?
it was about 1.065 to start with
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Old 11-29-2013, 01:12 PM   #14
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I agree with Haji - also, S-04 drops out pretty quick - it's quite flocculent.

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I think its the lactose. Just did my first all grain chocolate milk stout og 1.072 fg 1025 or 024ish. I use Kolsh yeast with a 1l starter on stirplate. I wouldn't muck aroumd with it too much im sure it will be fine.

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I think its the lactose. Just did my first all grain chocolate milk stout og 1.072 fg 1025 or 024ish. I use Kolsh yeast with a 1l starter on stirplate. I wouldn't muck aroumd with it too much im sure it will be fine.
Well since this thread is from a year ago I'm going to guess the issue worked itself out one way or the other.
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There are a lot of threads where the OP never does a "how it turned out" post. I don't like dangling threads; there should be a definite conclusion.
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Well since this thread is from a year ago I'm going to guess the issue worked itself out one way or the other.
I found this when i was serching for the same answer. I figured the more "thats normal" answers might help someone else searching the same thing in the future... he never said it turnd out fine (bet its already gone too!). I also tend to search on my phone and miss the dates on posts.
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Just for update beer was great.. I made another 5 gal and was very good again... it's normal

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