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Old 01-31-2009, 05:54 PM   #1
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So here I sit, listening to the dishwasher doing its thing with the bottles, getting them all cleaned up so they can fulfill their destiny.

I brewed three weeks ago. Hop Head Double IPA from Midwest. The OG was high, around 1.078 (Recipe said it would be 1.070 - 1.074). It stayed in the Primary for two weeks. At the seven day point, I took a reading, it was 1.025. At two weeks it was still 1.025. I dry hopped and transferred to secondary at that point, and it's been there for eight days.

I took a reading two nights ago, it was 1.024, and it was the same last night.

EDIT: The recipe calls for a FG of 1.016 - 1.018.

I'm pretty sure, I'm safe to bottle today, but being this my cherry voyage, just wanted to get some reassurance.

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Old 01-31-2009, 05:55 PM   #2
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You are good to go ahead and bottle it.
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Old 01-31-2009, 06:54 PM   #3
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Even though I'm a did the right thing and let you hydrometer tell you what was going on. I would go ahead and bottle away.

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