Originally Posted by BernsBrews
Yes, we did top off to 5 gallons, sorry I forgot to add that step. I'm glad to hear that our OG isn't too off then. Thanks. I guess we were going for a pale ale type beer, but we weren't sure where to start.?
Did you stir the wort when you added water? I forgot to do this on my first batch and it threw my numbers off quite a bit when I took a gravity reading (it read 1.050 when it should have been 1.060).
Either way, I'm sure your beer will turn out great even if its lighter than anticipated!