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Offline Joe Sr.

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Re: missed OG target, want to increase sugars on Tripel
« Reply #15 on: May 08, 2012, 10:34:47 am »
Good luck.  There's many ways to get the same result.  Do what works for you.

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Re: missed OG target, want to increase sugars on Tripel
« Reply #16 on: May 08, 2012, 10:52:44 am »
I think it would be a little pale for a dubbel.  Blonde would be more appropriate. :P

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Re: missed OG target, want to increase sugars on Tripel
« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2012, 12:48:46 pm »
mmmm... after 4 days of fermentation i checked the FG in this moment and is already in 1.005... thats aprox 7.5% abv at this moment... so i adding 1 pound of dextrose to the fermentor... how much will add in alcohol.... please help!
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Re: missed OG target, want to increase sugars on Tripel
« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2012, 12:58:30 pm »
Assuming the sugar ferments completely (and it probably will) and it's a 5 gal. batch, it will add about 1.1% ABV.
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: missed OG target, want to increase sugars on Tripel
« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2012, 03:19:15 pm »
Thanks Denny!
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Re: missed OG target, want to increase sugars on Tripel
« Reply #20 on: May 13, 2012, 10:54:42 pm »
I would be scared to add sugar to a beer that went from 62 to 05!
Balance is more important than numbers, ya know....

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Re: missed OG target, want to increase sugars on Tripel
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2012, 12:08:58 pm »
I would be scared to add sugar to a beer that went from 62 to 05!
Balance is more important than numbers, ya know....

right now it has an obvious alcoholic aroma, but I hope it can be fixed in the secondary and then, i think a little more lagering for a while
Next time i'll put a little more of hops for aroma,...
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