I just made my first ever batch of mead. I used a stronger yeast (a wine yeast) and the package said to let it sit for about 15 minutes in 50ml of warm water. I did that and added the water and yeast ...
Didn't reach target FG, pitched more yeast, gravity same after a week. Should I just bottle already?
My batch didn't reach the target FG and I'm trying to decide whether to just bottle or to pitch more yeast (would be 3rd pitch). I have a very similar situation to the one described here: Brewed an ...
My strongest homebrew batch to date is now in secondary, and I'm looking ahead to bottling. My O.G. was 1.072, and I think there's a reasonable chance that the final alcohol content will be 8% A.B.V. ...
If I want to have a beer ferment in less time would doubling the amount of yeast I pitch help? Will there be any consequences of doing so? Does it matter if I make a starter for them both?
This is a follow on to my other question about when you would need to pitch additional yeast for bottle conditioning. Assuming you know that you need to pitch more yeast before bottling to ensure ...
I've read that you can leave an ale to secondary for months and enough yeast will remain in suspension that you won't need to pitch additional yeast when bottling. But are there times when you do ...