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Old 05-03-2010, 05:17 PM   #1
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Default Totally missed my OG. What happened?

Followed this recipe for the extract version:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/impe...tml#post129699

OG came out to 1.040 and a abv of 5%. First time Ive been off like this, but also the first time I did a 90min boil. How could I have undershot it by so much?

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Old 05-03-2010, 05:20 PM   #2
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Could be wort that's not mixed or a hydrometer that's not calibrated.

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Good call on the hydrometer. I didnt calibrate for temperature. Thanks.

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