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Old 09-04-2014, 12:23 AM   #1
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Default Low Efficiency, what can I expect?

So my first all grain brew was this past weekend in which I did the darth vader- black ipa on this forum. My efficiency ended up around 50% with a starting OG of 1.051, where it was expected to be higher. What does this mean for my beer? I'm sure it will taste alright, but how will it differ from what was expected?

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Old 09-04-2014, 01:19 AM   #2
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It should still taste like a black IPA, just with less alcohol. By that, I mean the alcohol taste you can get from some higher gravity beers will be absent. Hope it turns out well, I love some black IPAs!

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