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Old 08-09-2009, 02:26 PM   #1
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Hello all, last night i bottles a batch and forgot to take the final gravity early on so I used the left over beer in the secondary with all the yeast. The final was 1.012 and I assumed it would be lower. Could the amount of yeast in the beer affect the gravity reading?

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Old 08-09-2009, 02:45 PM   #2
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I have done the same thing and I feel ok about it
I am sure that a purist will tell you that it is not correct, but lets say that your FG from the secondary causes your ABV to be off +/- 1%.... does it really matter if you enjoy the beer?

Enjoy your beer , you'll get it right next time.

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