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    Should I expect an FG this high?

    Thanks for all the replies it's definitely helped. I pitched approximately 2 grams of Safeale US05 yeast about 2 weeks ago. When I took the initial 1.040 FG reading the beer was at 70°F so it really should have been +0.001. I don't know the temp I took the OG at but there's no way it was...
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    Should I expect an FG this high?

    Hotbeer, thank you. I used about a third of a pack of dry ale yeast I wish I had my notes in front of me right now because I can't remember exactly what it was, I think it was american ale yeast. Fermented activity has actually looked really good, lots of bubbles and such in the airlock and big...
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    Should I expect an FG this high?

    I'm brewing a 1 gal batch of Irish Red, Raubeoir in Brewing Classic Styles. The original recipe listed an OG of 1.054 and an FG of 1.014. when I scaled the recipe I made a math error and actually used something like a quarter pound of extra DME when I brewed it. (By math error I mean I just...
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    Accidentally Cold Crashed a Brown Ale During Peak of Fermentation

    First off, long time/first time as they say in radio. I'm not sure where to post this so I figured here might be a good place to start. I've been poking around a lot trying to see if anyone's had similar problems but apparently the comedy (tragedy) of errors that brought me here are unique. I...