Re: First all grain wash fermentation question
- Sorry about that, i wasn't even paying attention to your sg reading.
Normaly i'm making sugar mashes, thats how i get to the 12-14 area.
But the info that i said is correct. In the beginning, the yeast is
at an "all you can eat buffet", but after a day or two, they are
starving, having to scrape the leftover meat from the dinner of
injustice. uh... i mean... well, you get the idea.
--- In email@example.com, "byte763" <yahoogroupmail@...>
> Hi Tyler,
> Thanks for the reply. Are you saying I can get 14% when starting off
> at SG 1.060? I thought I would have to be at least 1.090 at the
> for that kind of yield. Am I missing something here about hydrometerwrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "tyler_97355" <kd7enm@>
> > It seems like in the first day or two, the yeast has plenty of
> > and is in a happy environment, so it ferments to about 8% reallyit
> > quickly. However, after a few days, there is less food, and more
> > alcohol, so the yeast is having a little harder time. So, to put
> > simply, in 2 days, you get about 8%, if you want to get the full12-
> > 14%, you need to let it sit for a week.<yahoogroupmail@>
> > -Tyler
> > --- In email@example.com, "byte763"
> > wrote:grain
> > >
> > > I made my first all grain wash last night and used Prestige WD
> > > yeast. SG was 1.060 last night and in less than 24 hours it isat
> > > 1.015 and slowing down. Is this normal? I thought fermentationwould
> > > take a week or so.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Rick
> > >