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Old 11-12-2010, 01:24 AM   #1
Zacharias
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Hi all, I recently brewed a chocolate stout with 8 ounces of hersheys cocoa powder added, and it has hovered around 1.025 for about 5 days. My question is: would adding coca powder affect the final gravity of my beer?

I am already in the process of warming up the brew in case the fermentation is stuck since its been a bit cooler in the house this week. We'll see if that does anything.

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Old 11-12-2010, 01:25 AM   #2
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I don't think the FG would be affected by adding coco powder
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Old 11-12-2010, 02:03 AM   #3
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It won't affect the FG, because as far as I know the cocoa powder doesn't dissolve into solution, it's just in suspension. Similar reason why yeast floating around don't have an effect on your FG.

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Old 11-12-2010, 03:04 PM   #4
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Quote:
It won't affect the FG, because as far as I know the cocoa powder doesn't dissolve into solution, it's just in suspension.
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