Anyways, I didn't want to wind up with a really alcoholic lager or traumatize my 2124 bohemian lager yeast so I decided to dilute it a bit to bring the OG down. I used some old spring water I had and a bit of tap water (I'm on an artesian well). I know I should have probably gone with distilled or boiled it before but at that point I was pretty tired. I didn't treat my water this time around anyways as I'm still testing to see what beer brewed with my own well water tastes like.
So I ended up diluting from 11.8L to 15L. Then I realized that may have messed up my IBU's. It's a lager so it's not too big a deal for me but still, big brain fart. Haven't brewed in a full year.
I'm assuming nothing major will come of this, but what does everyone think? I got the lager down to around 12.5C with my wort chiller and programmed my fridge at around 7-8C for primary.
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1.054 expected and 1.074 realised? That's some efficiency.
Sometimes I wish I could achieve 87% ME.
At least you know there is no problem with your equipment. LOL
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