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    OG - SG calculation WHEN DILUTED

    This is great, thanks so much for the detailed explanation. Really appreciate it. Your thoughts re blending my mid strength with a higher ABV brew to balance out?
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    OG - SG calculation WHEN DILUTED

    Yeah i have a Hydrometer, thats how i worked out the SG of my final brew, but just wasn't aware of the calc to take into consideration the dilution factor. Yeah i get 3.42% or something similar. I wonder if it would be worth brewing a stronger, more concentrated batch of a malt can IPA and...
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    Bottling 3/4 full - priming?

    Hi all, Just a quick one. I'm using the standard brown plastic brew bottles for my bottling. This time, to get more physical drinks out of my brew, i was thinking of filling 3/4 full or to 500ml or so. Does that fact change the amount of priming sugar used to carbonate/pressurize the bottles...
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    OG - SG calculation WHEN DILUTED

    Okay, i'm new here. I had a look around and couldn't find any info specifically about what i'm looking for. So here goes. I've been brewing a little while with successes ranging from not great (but drinkable) to pretty much craft beer results. I'm playing about a bit, with my very basic kit. I...