Originally Posted by Bigapinnc
So do you think the flavors will suffer ?
And how do I get my OG up for next time?
I think the flavor will suffer.
If you had a good crush, take a look at the mash tun. If you batch sparged, how long did you sparge for? You may not have rinsed the grains as well as you thought. When I sparge it takes at least 1/2 hour to collect my sparge water. Maybe you are going too fast, or not stirring the crap out of it.