I seem to be the king of low alcohol beer! I have just brewed the “Make Your Own American IPA” from the Range. It started fermenting (quite aggressively) within a day. I left it for approx 14 days until I added the hops and at 21 days I tasted it.
The instructions say that you can bottle it “once it no longer tastes sweet” or in other words I guess when all the sugar had turned to alcohol (to quote the Holsten Pils advert from the 80’s). It didn’t taste sweet, in fact it tasted quite bitter, and when I use my hydrometer it also says that is has no alcohol in it! (See pic)
Any ideas what I am doing wrong? This has happened on the last couple of batches that I have made as well. Should I leave it longer or bottle it?