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Old 01-12-2008, 01:58 AM   #1
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So i just took the second gravity reading tonight on my porter.
12/29/07 OG 1.062
1/6/08 1.021
1/11/08 1.019

This was the first brew that I ever used a starter and it didnt look all that great, so just in case I pitched a packet of dry yeast that didnt quite all the way make it to the wort. I gave it a swirl and hope that it will keep doing its thing. Any thoughts?

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Old 01-12-2008, 01:23 PM   #2
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You're at 70% and porters tend to have high unferemntables. Is this extract or grain?

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Old 01-12-2008, 06:03 PM   #3
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extract with specialty grain. The hydrometer tube tastes great

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Old 01-12-2008, 07:49 PM   #4
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You might try raising the temp a little on the fermenter. What is is at now?

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Old 01-12-2008, 07:52 PM   #5
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1.062 down to 1.019 sounds done IMO...

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Old 01-12-2008, 10:38 PM   #6
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I just racked to secondary. I am dumb because I misread the estimated ABV. It's all good and I should end up with a tasty porter at about 5.5%.

Soulive music rocks I have seen them twice, they are sweet.

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Old 01-12-2008, 10:47 PM   #7
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1.062 down to 1.019 sounds done IMO...
Yep. My Austin Homebrew Anchor Porter clone was finished at 1.022 and is very tasty. A wonderful sipping brew!
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Old 01-13-2008, 10:14 PM   #8
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Nice. Thanks for all the replies!

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