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Old 11-19-2009, 04:25 AM   #1
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Default Close call on the bottling line...

Bottled a Imperial Pale Ale today at around 8% alc.
I made the switch from doing 5gal batches to 10 gal batches and am still having problems adjusting my measurements accordingly. So anyways... I bottled this beer with only 3/4 cup of corn sugar in 10 gallons of beer!!!! Capped them before realizing this....

Solution.... I measured out the rest of the sugar, made a syrup out of it, and opened each bottle again to add the corresponding amount to each bottle. Then I had to cap them all again.

Any one have any similar stories??


Primary 1:Golden Shower APA
Primary 2: Dry Stout (5gal)
Bottled:Stone Epic 09.09.09 Clone,Eclipse Stout (11 gal),Bitter Blond, Belgian Dubbel #2, SNC IIPA (So Not a Clone IIPA), Imperial Pale Ale
Keg 1 Golden Shower APA
Keg 2: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone
Keg 3: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone
Keg 4: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone
Keg 5: Citra Pale Ale
Keg 6: Export Stout
Keg 7: Export Stout
Keg 8: Faux Blonde
Keg 9: Empty
Keg 10 (3gal): Empty
On Deck:
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Old 11-19-2009, 04:38 AM   #2
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I once mashed only half my grains. I'd ground them into two pails with the intent of putting half in the tun adding water, and then the other half. Turns out I forgot half of it in my distraction. It wasn't until I'd sat for an hour that I realized my mistake. I added the rest of the grains some hot water and remashed for another hour. The beer turned out fine.
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