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Old 03-04-2010, 03:50 PM   #1
Sep 2009
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I brewed a barleywine yesterday and evidently my efficiency was way down as I only got 1.088 OG. It is in the fermenter and going crzy. Is it possible or advisable to add some sugar to it (boiled and cooled of course) to up the abv?
Originally Posted by Mikethepoolguy View Post
I started brewing 69 days ago, 35 gal so far. SWMBO hasnt complained yet! Better than the hookers, gambling, and crack I used to do, I guess.

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Old 03-04-2010, 03:54 PM   #2
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Personally, I'd let it ride and taste it before messing with it, but you can add sugar or DME or anything else that's fermentable to the beer at pretty much any time.

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