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Offline quattlebaum

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how much DME to + to increase OG
« on: May 18, 2013, 11:18:34 AM »
OOps. So i didnt take my gravity readings like i should have.  i want 1.047 and i have 1.042. this is a 3 gal batch. so how much DME to add to increase to 1.047 i have already racked to my carboy.

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how much DME to + to increase OG
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2013, 11:23:11 AM »
DME has about 45 ppg.  Go from there.
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how much DME to + to increase OG
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2013, 07:15:00 AM »
Was this an extract batch with top off water? If so then you may not have gotten a good reading due to a poor mix of wort and water and if that's the case you can go with the recipe's OG.

If not then what Denny said:)
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Re: how much DME to + to increase OG
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2013, 06:44:27 AM »
You would add 1/3 lb. of DME.
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