This recipe calls for 1lb Caramel 40 steeped under 170ºF for 20 minutes and 9.15lbs gold extract. Its expected OG is 1.064.
Beer Alchemy expects 1.073
I got 1.080
Is this possible?
FWIW I took the sample at pitching temp of 78ºF, after it had 4 hours to settle in the fermentor.