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Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 02-01-2013 at 02:04 PM
Whoever was talking about taking a long time to ferment. I made a Russian Imperial that started
at 1.140 and went down to a 1.030 in less than 72hrs. Two more days later it was at 1.028 & I
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-31-2013 at 05:56 PM
So guys. Is there some guides or videos I can watch that have the more effective ways of
extract or mini mash brewing? Up until now I have always just followed the instructions for all
the recipes I h...
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-30-2013 at 02:07 PM
I add about 1/3 up front, and the rest at the end. 50/50 is also pretty common.Maybe I've found
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-29-2013 at 08:35 PM
yes, you could add it later when you do the hops or wait til flameout (only needs enough to be
sterilized). its common to add extract late in the boil, it reduces kettle caramelization and
keeps the c...
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-29-2013 at 02:05 PM
After checking the accuracy of my hydrometer in boiled water that was cooled to 59, I realized
that it is off. Brew that I thought was stuck at 1.020 is in fact 1.018. I suggest for other
noobs like m...
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-29-2013 at 02:01 PM
are you making starters for these beers?also, have you tested different brands of extract?
maybe try adding some of it late, it helps some peopleNo , haven't made a starter. Just
pitching from the tub...
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-28-2013 at 06:36 PM
Don't count on the airlock to tell you the beers done fermenting. when the fast bubbling slows
or stops,that just means initial fermentation is over. It'll then creep slowly & eneventfully
down to FG....
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-28-2013 at 02:59 PM
With an OG of 1.080,it'll take a hell of a lot longer than a mear 2 weeks. More like 6 weeks.
Big beers need to age longer too. With plenty of aeration & a lot of yeast. Temps should also
be constant ...
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-27-2013 at 05:22 PM
extract or all grain? same yeast?Extract. Different each time.
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-27-2013 at 05:21 PM
That's I pretty good fermentation. Is this a boil with hop additions or just hopped extract
kits? Maybe try aerating the wort. How long are you leaving it in the fermentor? I'd atleast
leave it for 2 ...
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