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comment Expected Hydrometer Reading for White House Honey Ale?
Very kind of you to follow up on this. Thanks for your help! Hopefully I'll be able to make a traditional white house ale another time :-). I never expected to customize while brewing my second beer.
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comment Expected Hydrometer Reading for White House Honey Ale?
@DougEdey - Yes, I did add all the malt extract provided (both liquid and dry malt). I suspect Tobias below was correct and I had not fully mixed prior to the original gravity measurement.
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comment Expected Hydrometer Reading for White House Honey Ale?
I did taste the beer, and it seemed less alcoholic than I expected it to be. I think you're right that the reading was due to insufficient mixing. Thank you for the link to the other question about original gravity. I ended up adding about 4 more pounds of honey with some champagne yeast for a second fermentation - worst case scenario is I create a barleywine style beer instead of a honey ale. Thanks for the advice!
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