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Old 02-13-2013, 01:18 AM   #1
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So if you top off your wort to 5 gallons and the OG is still high should you continue to add water to get the OG down or leave the OG high?


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Old 02-13-2013, 01:21 AM   #2
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Yes, you could do that, or you could just drink a slightly stronger beer. Most of the time it's not much difference anyway. What's the difference between the two numbers?
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