1.042 to 1.024 in less then 24 hours possible?
I did a batch yesterday and started with 1.042, I left a sample in my hydrometer jar overnight and today had a reading of 1.024. This is without yeast being added. How is that possible?
As a bonus I am adding a picture illustration with 2 tips for newbies:
When I poured from pot to bucket I topped off with 3 gallons of water that I had in gallon jugs. I aerated it a lot and generated a lot of bubbles:
It almost looks like krausen
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