Originally Posted by Scooter13
sorry....my original gravity reading was higher than anticipated. Root cause (I think...) was that I ended up short on my total volume...
Volume is important to measure accurately. A wort that measures 1.045 at 5.5 gallons will be 1.050 at 5.0 gallons. I use the same bucket to measure my strike+mashout+sparge water and my collected runnings, so at least the measurements are consistent.
Primary/Secondary: #99 Northern English Brown, #100 American Pale Ale
Kegged: #97 Raspberry Wheat, #98 Red IPA
Planned: American Brown Ale