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Old 08-06-2017, 09:21 PM   #11
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So 3 weeks or so in, and taken the first sample for a hydro test.

Looks like 1.024. Still a few bubbles coming from the airlock. Gave it a dose of yeast nutrient yesterday to try and get it down, but how low will it go, and how much can coopers and youngs kit yeast take. Mind I did pop 5 packs in.
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Well after leaving this far to long I had to get it of the yeast and into a secondary until I get a spare hour or so to bottle.

Fg was 1.022 at the end so gives me an a very of 9.71 pre priming.
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Bottled last night with 75 grams of sugar to carb up. They will be tucked away under the house until at least Christmas, well maybe a few to test over the next few months

Have a couple of bottles of coopers stout that will be a year old in a few weeks, looking forward to opening them one night in the not to distance future.
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Having been in the bottle for 2 months now stuck one in the fridge last night. Question is should i drink it cold i.e from the fridge or let it warm a bit?
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I like to drink big stouts from the fridge but leave out for twenty minutes or so then crack it open. And drink slowly. As it warms you can get lots of different flavours that come forward.
Sure somebody will say room temp only but each to there own I guess.
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I second that, start cold, let it warm up, and see how it changes. I do the same with whiskey.
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I like to drink big stouts from the fridge but leave out for twenty minutes or so then crack it open. And drink slowly. As it warms you can get lots of different flavours that come forward.
Sure somebody will say room temp only but each to there own I guess.
Sounds like a plan, at 9%+ it is deffinetly a sipper!
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Sounds like a plan, at 9%+ it is deffinetly a sipper!
9% - that's pop
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yeah yeah!!!

It is actually 9.71, so nearer 10!!
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