Originally Posted by mtrogers14
If I add to the fermenter won't that "water down" the finished product ??
I think histo320 means they ferment 5.25-5.5 gallons to begin with to account for losses to trub, not that they add top off water if they're short.
Although I have added top off water before and as long as its not a ton of water (say a half gallon or so) you won't notice much of a difference.