First Beer BREW!!-- American Lite Kit

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xcrusader

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Hey guys, today I skipped school and made it a brew day!! I bought a kit from morebeer.com last week and I got it yesterday so I had to make it!

Anyways, the kit says it should be an OG of 1.040 to 1.045. That sounds more like a Non-light beer to me. should I add another gallon or so, or wait out the FG to do anything. I really want it to be a light beer, around 3.5 to 4%. So me and my buddies can sit around and drink lots of it. :tank:

Its for this spring and summer for a friend of mine... he likes light beers. If I was making a beer for me, it would be a wheat. :ban:

Thanks,
Crusader- (Ben)
 

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A 1.040 beer will get you to about 4.2% alcohol if it attenuates to 1.008. I would not add additional water to drop the gravity...
 
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