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I just racked after 20 days and my OG was 1.050 and now my gravity reading is only at 1.030. Tasted the beer and its really sweet, would you reccommend adding more yeast to the secondary and seeing what happens? or the yeast in suspension enough? help
 

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What type of beer are you brewing? Did you make a yeast starter? What temp are you fermenting at?

For a 1.050 OG, you should be close to 1.010 or lower for a FG, when fermentation is complete.
 

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JEnglish said:
I would pitch fresh yeast in the secondary.
....at high krausen

Are you by chance using a refractometer for FG?
If so take a reading with a hydrometer to verify
 

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High Krausen?
Yes, you need to make a starter or re-hydrate yeast and pitch when active as there is alcohol present.

More importantly though a few additional questions:
1. is this a refractometer reading or hydrometer reading?
2. AG or extract?
3. Mash temp?
4. Yeast strain?
5. Recipe?
6. Ferm temp?
 
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2 days since adding more yeast and no activity. Still extremely sweet, what to do now
 
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