First off, I usually am a very meticulous person when it comes to directions. That being said, I was following a the instructions for my first brew, an Irish Red Ale that is an extract kit with specialty grains. Now, I couldn't recall if I had put in 2 gallons of water versus 2.5 for my initial boil. I am curious, will that will affect the outcome in any way? Still in primary fermenter and things seem to be going along as they should, but just curious what will/may happen to brew/taste.
Thanks, from a first timer, and hopefully long timer