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Old 10-08-2008, 01:03 AM   #1
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I've been brewing for a couple years, took a break for a year, and last week I got started again. I brewed an old reliable California Common extract/steep recipe I had, but wasn't paying attention when I brewed and dumped and extra 2 pounds of light LME in by accident. Ended up with a OG of 1.070 and a FG of 1.020 after 10 days in the primary. At least it's almost 7% ABV!!!

I'm not terribly worried, it'll be fine I'm sure. I was just wondering if anyone knows if this matches any other style beers? Any other opinions about what I can expect when I draw my first draft of it in 4 weeks?

Oh, I plugged the numbers into beersmith... Eh, 326cal/pint.

 
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:04 AM   #2
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Imperial steam!
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:07 AM   #3
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Imperial steam!
That's what I was thinking.

 
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:08 AM   #4
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Sounds good.
Also sounds like another person that needs a reverse lookup on BeerSmith for style comparison.
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Old 10-08-2008, 02:22 AM   #5
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haha...well it won't fit the california common style due to its 7% ABV. Just call it a specialty beer and move on
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so barley is a leaves of hops? or barley is a different plant? and blend with hops? I need that to be cleared thanks..

 
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