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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2016, 01:04:54 AM »
Sounds good.  Thanks for the advice.  I have never done one of those tests before but basically sounds like I just draw off some wort, add a bunch of yeast (any particular type?), stick it on a stir plate and see what it drops to?  Safe assumption to go with maybe a more attenuating strain (US05-have some lying around) and if I do get a few points out of it, pitch the same into the remaining beer?

Don't even really need a stir plate.  Just add a buttlaod of any yeast (even bread yeast) and keep it warm.
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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2016, 02:44:26 PM »
Mason jars work great for fast ferment test. I use US05

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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #17 on: September 14, 2016, 03:34:14 PM »
Mason jars work great for fast ferment test. I use US05

For some reason, seems like I never have 05 around when I do this, but there's always a jar of baking yeast in the fridge.
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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #18 on: September 14, 2016, 04:25:19 PM »
Mason jars work great for fast ferment test. I use US05

For some reason, seems like I never have 05 around when I do this, but there's always a jar of baking yeast in the fridge.

Well I usually have a brick or two laying around. ;)

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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #19 on: September 14, 2016, 04:41:56 PM »
Well I usually have a brick or two laying around. ;)

Yeah, you would!  :)
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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2016, 04:42:41 PM »
Mason jars work great for fast ferment test. I use US05

Keep the lid loose!

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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2016, 04:49:05 PM »
Mason jars work great for fast ferment test. I use US05

Keep the lid loose!
Or us the exploding bottle as proof that there are fermentable sugars left in your wort.
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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2016, 04:52:50 PM »
I don't think that FG number is all that high for your recipe either. Your yeast is done. i bet after you carb it up it will taste great. Now you know how to reformulate your recipe and process for next time you brew this one.

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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2016, 05:00:46 PM »
I don't think that FG number is all that high for your recipe either. Your yeast is done. i bet after you carb it up it will taste great. Now you know how to reformulate your recipe and process for next time you brew this one.

+1  In the end, FG is just a number...   
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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2016, 05:07:43 PM »
I don't think that FG number is all that high for your recipe either. Your yeast is done. i bet after you carb it up it will taste great. Now you know how to reformulate your recipe and process for next time you brew this one.

+1  In the end, FG is just a number...   



+2.  A lot more important is what it tastes like. In spite of all the obsessing we do over numbers, we don't drink them. At least I don't.
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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2016, 06:07:22 PM »
+2.  A lot more important is what it tastes like. In spite of all the obsessing we do over numbers, we don't drink them. At least I don't.

That makes at least 2 of us!
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Re: FG still to high
« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2016, 07:06:39 PM »
+2.  A lot more important is what it tastes like. In spite of all the obsessing we do over numbers, we don't drink them. At least I don't.

That makes at least 2 of us!
   Hmmm. That's pretty much how I feel about clarity and color, in the dark I can't taste the difference.
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