Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > IPA at just over 6 weeks
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-08-2010, 03:17 AM   #1
T2P
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Minnesota, Wisconsin
Posts: 26
Default IPA at just over 6 weeks

Brewed up Midwest Supplies' Octane IPA and bottled on 7/24. Starting was 1.068 and ending was 1.018. Bottled with 5oz of corn sugar and it has been conditioning at 70 since for just over 6 weeks now. As of now there are some that are very flat while others are actually pretty solid.

With the flat ones I found that if I aerate them between two glasses like a shaker I can get some head that stays for a short bit but dies down in the second half.

I hope this is enough information for you to help out, if not let me know. So what are your thoughts and suggestions on this?


T2P is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2010, 03:24 AM   #2
dunleav1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Bucks County, PA
Posts: 215
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

This can happen if you don't mix the priming sugar well in the bottling bucket. You will have some bottles with priming sugar and some without.


dunleav1 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2010, 03:25 AM   #3
RCCOLA
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Northwest Arkansas
Posts: 1,079
Liked 86 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 61

Default

Sounds like your priming mix wasn't mixed with the beer well enough. For future batches, gently stir after racking your beer on top of the mix. I had this happen a couple times b4 I started stirring.

In this batch you may end up with a couple gushers mixed with some flat ones. It's probably done all it's going to do on carb by now.
RCCOLA is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2010, 03:34 AM   #4
T2P
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Minnesota, Wisconsin
Posts: 26
Default

That's what I was afraid of. We put the hose (which is a couple of feet longer than need be) in a coil at the bottom to cyclone stir it but I guess that was not enough. We started stirring after opening that one though.
T2P is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
3 weeks 70? Is anyone's beer really that good after only 3 weeks in the bottle? TheH2 Bottling/Kegging 29 12-11-2012 08:39 PM
Flat at 2 weeks jermanimal Bottling/Kegging 2 01-31-2010 06:11 PM
Not carbed after 6 weeks... Craig311 Bottling/Kegging 7 08-26-2009 06:05 PM
3 weeks primary, 5 weeks secondary, do I need to add yeast? TheH2 Bottling/Kegging 1 08-26-2007 04:35 PM
3 weeks and counting kfgolfer Bottling/Kegging 7 01-12-2007 04:30 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS