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Old 01-20-2013, 09:54 PM   #1
ryangws
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so i am doing a winexpert chocolate rasberry 3 gal port kit.
my starting grav was 1.127
my FG is still at 1.020

the kit says it needs to go down below 1.010 before i can stabilize. it has been at this FG for over 2 wks. no bubbling going on anymore.

what should i do?

 
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:17 PM   #2
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I am a newb and may not be any help but does the hydrometer you use have a target temperature for readings? I had problems with my readings at first because I was not checking at the 60 degree mark my hydrometer say it needs.

 
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:45 PM   #3
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Do not panic, those last few points can take a bit. Consider giving it a good stir, and check in 2-3 days. Also, if your fermenting temp is below 70 it tends to take longer.
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:49 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by saramc
Do not panic, those last few points can take a bit. Consider giving it a good stir, and check in 2-3 days. Also, if your fermenting temp is below 70 it tends to take longer.
The last port I did stalled at the same point. Warming it up and stirring helped.

Like Sara said, it does take a while....

 
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:54 PM   #5
ryangws
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thanks. it has been kinda cold. i have a small heater in there.
will try to give it a stir

 
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