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General Category => General Homebrew Discussion => Topic started by: flbrewer on June 24, 2015, 12:22:24 AM

Title: The Difference Gravity Makes
Post by: flbrewer on June 24, 2015, 12:22:24 AM
I've made two different iterations of Nearly Nirvana Pale Ale recently (thanks Crispy!) and have been blown away at the difference in the taste between them.

The first batch only had 3 ounces of hops, the second had 2 additional ounces (one being dry hops). The grain bill was the same and my mash temp was a degree higher not the second.

Beer 1, OG (1.050) and FG (1.006)

Beer 2, OG (1.054) and FG (1.010)

Same ABV between them, but beer 2 tastes so much more balanced than number 1. Yea, science!
Title: Re: The Difference Gravity Makes
Post by: Unconnected on June 28, 2015, 02:56:09 AM
I like the sweeter beers. May be just me. Crazy how one degree made such a difference.

My beers are still a bit random on what temp I will sit at. Not sure I could get mine down to a clear 1 degree difference.

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