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Old 09-04-2012, 04:19 PM   #11
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My FG was 0.996 And my OG was 1.112

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Old 09-06-2012, 07:04 AM   #12
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I find the longer you age the better. I don't touch my short batch mead for six months at least. My more craft stuff sits for a year I'll open one bottle and the rest sits for two years plus. Best mead I ever had was a nectar of the gods multi berry melomel aged for six years after spending a year in an oak barrel.

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Old 09-09-2012, 03:30 PM   #13
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My FG was 0.996 And my OG was 1.112
Question: how do you get gravity readings down to the third decimal point? My hydrometer is not that accurate.
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Old 09-09-2012, 04:03 PM   #14
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I have a triple scale hydrometer that gos as low as 0.990. I suggest you invest in one because of how useful it is. It has gravity, bridge scale and estimated alcv% .

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Old 09-09-2012, 04:05 PM   #15
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Not bridge but Brix scale. LOL auto correct fails again

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Old 09-10-2012, 06:05 PM   #16
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Look into a refractometer with duel scale. Way more precise than a hydrometer. Theu cost between 30 to 60.

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Old 09-10-2012, 06:27 PM   #17
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I've been planning on a lot of upgrades and that is one of them, and I fully agree with your statement

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