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woollybugger2

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Brewed up a mini mash Belgian Trippel (kit from High Gravity), my first brew with my Bayou Classic burner...





recipe states OG = 1.088, I got 1.100!

I used a 1L starter and added another smack pack on top of that!!

Partial boil volume - 4 gallons, topped off with on gallon of water, took OG reading after 5 minutes of vigorous stirring...

I don't know if there is a question, but usually my hydro reading have been under NOT over when doing mini-mash partial boils...


Blow off tube in place!:ban::ban:
 

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Did you take the OG before adding the water to top up to 5gallons?
 
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OG reading @ 72* after 1 gallon was added to: final boil amount of 4 Gallons,

stirred for 5 minutes, then took OG reading, then pitched yeast....
 

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I'd guess that your readings are correct. I think you probably boiled off a little more than you were planning on due to the new burner. You say you topped off with 1 gallon of water, but did that bring the total volume up to 5 gallons? I'm guessing probably not if you started at 4 gallons, but I could be reading that part incorrectly.
 
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