Topping Up Fermenter

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shepp
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Topping Up Fermenter

Post by shepp » Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:51 pm

I'm just boiling a Oktoberfest right now and I think it may be a little short.
Is it alright to top up the fermenter with a bottle of unboiled Ashbeck spring water?
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Re: Topping Up Fermenter

Post by scuppeteer » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:27 am

Not to be recommended unless your OG was higher than required. And even then I always add my liquoring back to the cooling wort in the copper. If you are under volume it is better to just live with it.
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Re: Topping Up Fermenter

Post by simon12 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:19 pm

If its under volume and you think it will make it over on the OG then I don't see the problem. You can always wait until its cooled and check the gravity then decide.

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