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Old 03-10-2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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I boiled a little over 7 gallons for 90 minutes to what should have been 5.25 gallons - I'm at 6 -what do do - keep boiling? that would screw up my hop schedule

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I boiled a little over 7 gallons for 90 minutes to what should have been 5.25 gallons - I'm at 6 -what do do - keep boiling? that would screw up my hop schedule
How far are you from your desired OG? If you're close, you could just call the beer done and have 6 gallons instead of 5.
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it was hard to measure when had just finished boiling but it might not be as far off as I thought. i fired up the wort chiller so no turning back now. I missed my OG on my last batch so I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

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Actualy came out at 5.25, calculator must have accounted for loss from hops. But my gravity came out 1.6 shoulda been 1.71.

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