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Old 03-07-2013, 10:37 PM   #1
FluffyMuffins
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Just brewed my Rye IPA last night, my first original recipe, and after reviewing the numbers, my OG is a little low. The calculator said it would be 1.066 and my reading was 1.054. Any ideas on what could make it off that much? Is that even a lot to be off? This is my first time actually taking gravity readings so I could have just made an error.

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Old 03-07-2013, 10:42 PM   #2
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Relax, don't worry, have a homebrew.

There have been times where my OG was like 1.033 pre- fermentation when it should have been much higher. The beer came out great. Just carry on as you would normally and it'll be fine.

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Old 03-07-2013, 10:42 PM   #3
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:50 PM   #4
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if it was an extract you might not have mixed up the wort enough after topping it up with water. I've done this before it's nothing to worry about.

 
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