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Old 03-15-2008, 02:34 PM   #1
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When I tested my American Pale Ale's original gravity I got a reading of 1052. From everything I have read this seems to high for an ale. Any tips on how get the correct original gravity?


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Old 03-15-2008, 02:36 PM   #2
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It seems about right to me. I just made a pale ale yesterday with an OG of 1.053. What was your recipe?


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Old 03-15-2008, 02:47 PM   #3
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4 lb. pale lme
2 lb. extra light dme
4 oz victory(toasted)
4 oz cara wheat
8 oz pale grain
1 oz amarillo hops(bittering)
.5 oz libert hops(flavor)
1 oz liberty hops(aroma)
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I ran the numbers and according to beercalculus the range is 1.052-1.061 so you're alright.....
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I ran the numbers and according to beercalculus the range is 1.052-1.061 so you're alright.....
Beercalculus....what a site!!!!!! Thanks.
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Beercalculus....what a site!!!!!! Thanks.
Yeah it's a great free site...and if you ever need a grain, hop or adjunct not listed, you can email him and he'll add them...and he wants to hear suggestions for improvement as well.
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i always like having a og thats to high.


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