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Old 07-01-2007, 11:36 PM   #1
Jun 2007
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I am going to have some stout to bottle later in the week - the original gravity was 1045 and it seems to have settled at 1013-1014 - was that a good fermentation or should i have been looking for final gravity to be a bit lower?

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Old 07-02-2007, 12:59 AM   #2
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How long has it been fermenting? I would say that it's close. I had a wheat that started the same as yours then I transfered to a carboy at 1012, two weeks later when I went to bottle, it was 1010.

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Old 07-02-2007, 01:14 AM   #3
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Depends on your ingredients and the yeast you used. Most yeasts attenuate around 75%, which would give you 1011-1012. So 1013-1014 could be fine; if it's been there for 2-3 days straight, it's done.
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