Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Fermentation stuck?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-28-2012, 03:53 PM   #1
ziggityz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Champaign, IL
Posts: 131
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default Fermentation stuck?

I recently brewed a double chocolate stout and my og was 1.057 and after 10 days it is down to 1.020...I pitched 1 packet of nottingham, should I pitch another or wait two weeks and see what happens???


ziggityz is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2012, 04:20 PM   #2
david_42
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
david_42's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,673
Liked 141 Times on 134 Posts

Default

Recipe? You may just have a lot of unfermentables.


__________________
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk
david_42 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2012, 05:27 PM   #3
ziggityz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Champaign, IL
Posts: 131
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

7lbs extra pale lme
1lb chocolate
1lb 80 crystal
.5lb roasted barley

I then added 1lb lactose and 8oz cocoa powder at flame out
ziggityz is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2012, 05:29 PM   #4
JollyIsTheRoger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Northwest Indiana/Chicago
Posts: 522
Liked 28 Times on 23 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I don't think its stuck. That pound of lactose will keep your gravity higher since it is unfermentable
__________________
Small homebrew facebook group for trading, advice, and general bragging. PM me if you join- http://www.facebook.com/groups/256122024462215/
One gallon brewing blog http://onegallonbrewing.blogspot.com/
JollyIsTheRoger is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2012, 05:34 PM   #5
ziggityz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Champaign, IL
Posts: 131
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

ok i was expecting about 1.014 as my fg


ziggityz is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stuck Fermentation or Done? bdbogart Fermentation & Yeast 17 06-05-2012 10:53 PM
When is a Stuck Fermenation a Stuck Fermentation hiphops Fermentation & Yeast 16 06-05-2011 06:57 PM
stuck fermentation ? lpdb185 Fermentation & Yeast 12 04-12-2010 11:27 PM
Another stuck fermentation nickster51 Fermentation & Yeast 4 10-01-2009 03:33 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS