I just brewed a light ale to add raspberries with later in the secondary. For 5 gallons extract, I boiled 1 lb of light DME for 50 minutes then added 3 more lbs of light DME, 1 lb of dry rice solid, and 1 lb of flaked oats for the last 10 minutes. I was hoping the extra rice solid would get the gravity up to about 1.05. However, the oats seemed to have soaked up much of the wort and I only got an OG of 1.036. Can anyone tell me if this is to be expected or did I do anything wrong...bad recipe? Thanks.
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