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Old 12-16-2007, 07:09 PM   #1
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Hi all I was just wondering if 1.02 was to high of a F/G for a extract stout with specialty grains I left it in the primary for 1 week and in the primary for 3 weeks. I tasted it and it was very good still a bite sweet but not bad. I went a head and bottled it last night Thanks


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Old 12-16-2007, 07:46 PM   #2
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was it 1.020 or 1.002 and how much sugar did you put in it to start was the starting gravity? But however if you left it in the secondary for 3 weeks it should be done also the longer you leave a stout in there to age the better it gets!


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The O/G was 1.051 I the F/G was 1.02 I think it will be ok I was just wwondering if the F/G should be lower or if it is ok thanks for all the help
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61% attenuation is a bit on the low side, but sweet stouts tend to have higher final gravities. After four weeks, it isn't likely to change.
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51 / 4 = 12.75. At 20 is still too high.

The brew's probably not done fermenting yet.


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