Why dont more people do Fast Ferment tests?
I had heard of it but never really looked into it. I finally read it on Kaiser"s site and I may do it my next brew. I usually have the problem of being slightly over attenuated. Then again I have never made a beer this big before.
Thing with the FFT is you would know three days after brewing what your FG will be within a point or two.
I'd have to check but I've done this test on roughly 300 gallons of beer and it is dead nuts within a point or two every time.
It really helped me on a Wee Heavy this past Fall.
I set my electric mash tun wrong and the mash hit 160+, I knew I was doomed but waited for the FFT
I ended up watering down the second runnings 90/0 to an 80/- and after some aging its a pretty damn good beer.
The Wee Heavy is now a Wee Sour coming along nicely in a corny.