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  • Posted in thread: OG too low - can I raise? on 02-07-2014 at 11:11 PM
    GuldTuborg,That would be a victory if accurate, I think!This sounds like a formula/principle I
    should learn.Thanks all.Sent from my iPad using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: OG too low - can I raise? on 02-07-2014 at 10:39 PM
    Depends. What's the ppg of the "enhancer?" Does it give any sign of its sugar content?And Abe
    above is correct. The best you can do now is calculate your OG. Thankfully, with extract,
    that's a pretty ...

  • Posted in thread: OG too low - can I raise? on 02-07-2014 at 10:34 PM
    HonestAbe,Thanks - but confusing ;)Let's try...So...(OG 1.025 x which volume - original of 18
    litres?) + (OG of enhancer, did not take) / 2 = calculated OG.Oh well. If all sugar is
    converted, I guess ...

  • Posted in thread: OG too low - can I raise? on 02-07-2014 at 09:34 PM
    Umm, I just added:- 250g "beer enhancer" in 500ml water- 250g "beer enhancer" in 500ml water-
    350g "beer enhancer" in 750ml water= 850g "beer enhancer" in 1.75l waterAny good?Learning.When
    could I tak...

  • Posted in thread: OG too low - can I raise? on 02-07-2014 at 09:11 PM
    Total 1.8kg grain (mostly pale malt, some crystal malt).Steeped in 14 litres of water at about
    160f for 1hr 15mins.Boiled for total 1hr 25mins.Hops: 47g Challenger at start, 47g Golding with
    15mins to...

  • Posted in thread: OG too low - can I raise? on 02-07-2014 at 08:31 PM
    PS I have some "Beer Enhancer" power - it's spray dried malt plus dextrose. Could I add any of
    this now? Mixed with water at same temp as fermenter contents?@GuldTuborg I'd rather about 4.X%
    - so I'd ...

  • Posted in thread: OG too low - can I raise? on 02-07-2014 at 08:25 PM
    My original gravity is 1.025. This is low, right?Looks like I can only achieve about 1.97%?This
    is "English IPA", all grain, from a book, but my brewing kettles are too small for the amount
    of grain i...

  • Posted in thread: What is this film on my beer? :-( on 12-08-2013 at 09:49 PM
    FYI, I've bottled this today, one day after the above discovery.Beer tastes fine, no hint of
    vinegar. Hope it stays that way.

  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 12-07-2013 at 06:51 PM
    Posted in thread at ...I just opened my fermenter after one month to find this film on top...
    had planned on bottling this tomorrow.Beer is a winter warmer I tweaked ( based on Holiday
    Prowler ( ...

  • Posted in thread: What is this film on my beer? :-( on 12-07-2013 at 06:34 PM
    I just opened my fermenter after one month to find this film on top... had planned on bottling
    this tomorrow.Beer is a winter warmer I tweaked ( based on Holiday Prowler ( - combination of
    light, c...

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