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Old 01-29-2009, 01:09 AM   #1
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Default Hydrometer reading after pitching?

So I was in a hurry and had to leave. So I pitched (US-05) and left without taking a hydrometer reading. That was exactly 1.5 hours ago. Any reason I couldn't take one now? And if I overshot my gravity can I still add water? Thanks.

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Sure, you can take one now if you want. Just make sure you sanitize the wine thief or turkey baster and take out the sample.
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