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Old 09-23-2011, 08:45 PM   #11
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I would NOT stir, slosh or otherwise agitate and it's common for extract beers to be finished at 1.020. You definitely don't want to aerate this!

Since this is a steam beer, you may notice a bit of fruitiness. If you ever want to do a lager-like beer again in the future, you may get better results with a clean well attenuating ale yeast rather than a lager yeast at room temperatures. I've had good results with nottingham at 60 degrees- it was very lager-like!

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Old 09-24-2011, 05:46 AM   #12
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And that is what it was amber and munich

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Old 09-24-2011, 12:28 PM   #13
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Then without looking at a hydrometer I can state with confidence that your ferment is complete. Still, leave it for another week to be sure.

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Old 09-24-2011, 04:38 PM   #14
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I will leave it for another week and check gravity again. I dont have enogh bottles to bottle anyway

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Old 09-24-2011, 04:39 PM   #15
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I have found several chest freezers on craigslist i just want one that i can fit 2 carboys in.

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Old 09-24-2011, 10:56 PM   #16
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Let me ask this. If this is a stuck fermentation will this beer carb if I dont repitch?

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Old 09-24-2011, 11:02 PM   #17
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Shouldn't need to. Priming sugar will wake those sleepy little guys up. Perhaps the experts will correct me if I am wrong. I am assuming the (stuck?) fermentation is due to lack of fermentables in the wort, rather than a problem with the yeast.

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I see. I dont know that is what is wrong I was just curious hpe to get more input on it though

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Old 09-24-2011, 11:59 PM   #19
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Shouldn't need to. Priming sugar will wake those sleepy little guys up. Perhaps the experts will correct me if I am wrong. I am assuming the (stuck?) fermentation is due to lack of fermentables in the wort, rather than a problem with the yeast.

I agree. Corn Sugar will wake the yeast up and carb your brew. Lot of non fermentables in those extracts

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would it hurt to throw somehoney in there as well if so how much could i get away with ? without bottle bombs that is ?

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