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Old 12-20-2012, 05:38 PM   #21
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Cracked one of each last night.
Not overly sweet and not bad tasting.

I must have misread something, or there was something else scewing my reading.

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Old 12-20-2012, 11:08 PM   #22
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Hydrometer or refractometer? Did you test fg before or after priming sugar was added?

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Old 12-20-2012, 11:54 PM   #23
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Hydrometer. Before.

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Old 12-21-2012, 02:34 AM   #24
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If you in fact mashed at 158F you certainly converted, but you converted to a very high percentage of unfermentable sugar...i.e. dextrins...which won't necessarily taste sweet, but they won't ferment no matter how much yeast you add.

You have a nice high body, low alcohol beer.

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