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Old 06-27-2013, 08:16 PM   #1
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What's the biggest impact of using more extract than a recipe calls for using, aside from taste? I made a Belgian white recipe and after getting it going and looking back through my notes found I had used six pounds of extract instead of the four pounds called for in the recipe. Oops

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Old 06-28-2013, 12:48 AM   #2
Mar 2013
Fairfield County, CT
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Higher alcohol content. What was your initial gravity reading?

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Old 06-28-2013, 01:19 AM   #3
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Higher abv and more concentrated flavors. However, I hope you didn't underpitch the yeast.

I did something similar when i started brewing with my Mr Beer kits but instead I used less water to concentrate the brew. Came out with more enhanced flavor and higher abv.

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