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Old 12-28-2012, 09:13 PM   #1
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Default Brix to PPG

I talked to a fellow at California Concentrate who makes some of the LME that MoreBeer sells.
When i asked what the PPG was he told me that all of their LME is 80 Brix. How does that convert to PPG?

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The Brix scale works as a percentage of sugars? Ie 80 Brix is 80%? And therefore if 46 PPG is 100% sugar an 80 Brix LME is ~37 PPG?

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Old 12-29-2012, 04:05 PM   #3
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Can anyone tell me if this is correct?

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