Here's why I love my refractometer! I got up early this morning to get a jumpstart on my brew day. Started this recipe with a pre-boil volume of 7 gallons like I normally do for a 60 minute boil. Ooops, way too much water for a 15 minute recipe. So, I just boiled off enough until the refractometer got me close to 1.055 OG. Note to self, start your pre-boil volume closer to the final volume you desire for this recipe.
"I enjoy a pint of beer each night for its health benefits. The other pints are for my witty comebacks and flawless dance moves." -unknown
Primary: Strawberry Schwarzcake, El Hefe, Pulque, Apple Pie Hard Cider
Kegged: Simcoe IPA, RyePA, Harvest Ale