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Old 03-07-2013, 09:37 PM   #1
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Default How Far Off can my OG be and Still be Okay?

Just brewed my Rye IPA last night, my first original recipe, and after reviewing the numbers, my OG is a little low. The calculator said it would be 1.066 and my reading was 1.054. Any ideas on what could make it off that much? Is that even a lot to be off? This is my first time actually taking gravity readings so I could have just made an error.

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Old 03-07-2013, 09:42 PM   #2
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Relax, don't worry, have a homebrew.

There have been times where my OG was like 1.033 pre- fermentation when it should have been much higher. The beer came out great. Just carry on as you would normally and it'll be fine.

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Old 03-07-2013, 09:50 PM   #4
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if it was an extract you might not have mixed up the wort enough after topping it up with water. I've done this before it's nothing to worry about.

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