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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      ok, my final reading was 1.03 and about 8.3% ABV. It has a slight alcohol taste, but drinkable and it not too sweet.
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      I apologize, I must have accidentally posted that partial sentence...I think this was related to the post where I said the the yeast...
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      I will try to remember to come back here and log the final gravity and then later on for how well it conditioned
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      it is supposed to be My desire was never have a 10% ABV,,,I over boiled and did not liquor back enough, reason for the high OG, so if I...
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      US-05 is supposed to be tolerant up to 11%. I always wondered when I siphon from the carboy to the bottling bucket and when I always...
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      I will check that out, thanks
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      So, if these bottling yeasts are used, then is a priming sugar even needed?
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      "by" adding....sorry for typo
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      Isn't there a concern about creating gushers but adding this additional bottle conditioning yeast?
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      hmm, I think US-05 should not have that issue
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      I have not heard of using a bottling yeast. Why would that be needed? I never had an issue with bottle conditioning.
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      I have had high gravity brews before, but never attained a 10% final reading. Have ended with a 8.13% with about this same OG I have now
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      not a kit...all grain brewing and I do BIAG. I ended with a 1.093 OG and added 1 dry packet of US-05, shook it up for 5 minutes and...
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      thanks. I have been brewing this way for quite a while and have had any gushers for some time and never a bottle bomb(thank goodness)...
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      wterry replied to the thread fermentation.
      oh, yeah, I do calc the alcohol content as well
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