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Old 11-06-2012, 02:55 AM   #1
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Default Where To Go With This Beldian Dubbel?

I used More Beer's Belgian Dubbel extract kit:


I added a pound of Caramel Pils DME and a pound of Caramel Pils malt grain. I wound up with an OG of 1.072 in a 5 gallon batch. Not realizing I didn't have the yeast I wanted, I had to use Munton's standard brewer's yeast.

I've had the brew in my primary bucket for a month now. I measured the gravity and I am at 1.020 now. The brew had a decent taste but is very cloudy and I'm still getting some bubbling in my airlock, albeit just barely.

I didn't expect these results from this yeast. I figured I would be adding a pack of S-04 and racking to my secondary to complete the brew.

So, what now?

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Old 11-06-2012, 05:03 AM   #2
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Cut your losses. It is what it is, bottle it and be done with it. Try that recipe again next time using the proper yeast.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:11 AM   #3
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All that carapils will leave a beer with a lot of body. You can't undo that with regular beer yeast.
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