I am contemplating making a Hop Stoopid clone.
The book “Craft Beer for the Homebrewer” has a recipe I’d like to try. I am sure the recipe is excellent but I do a have a question about the recipe vs the actual beer.
The picture of the bottle in the book shows the label. That has this information: OG 1.085 and 7.7% ABV. If I do the math, OG - FG x 131 = ABV, then the FG calculates to about 1.025. I’ve had the beer a few times. The character just doesn’t seem to be a 1.025 FG beer.
The clone recipe says OG 1.073, FG 1.013, ABV 8%.
A beer with FG 1.013 vs 1.025 aren’t in the same ballpark.
Explanations for the apparent discrepancies ?