i have a simlar batch to this going... except its got twice the stuff in it... i have 5lbs of honey, 3lbs of brown sugar, and 1/2 lb of molasses... i know holy ****... but i would guess your fermentation is slower because of your yeast and the honey, honey is a slow fermenter... And you mention dark, oh wow mine is black as crude oil pumped fresh from the ground... took forever to start and looks beautiful now... its 23 days into fermentation and im probably looking at triple that in total primary time, and after that its going into my 7 gallon glass carboy to sit for a very very long time.... basically can until i can see a person standing on the otherside in a well lit room... sounds great though... good luck
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