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Old 02-28-2012, 10:13 PM   #11
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You are something else. Thank you so much! All I can say is Duh!

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Old 02-28-2012, 10:32 PM   #12
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You are something else. Thank you so much! All I can say is Duh!
I wouldn't feel too bad. I made the same mistake when I bought my refractometer a few weeks ago. I had two different beers fermenting and was scouring through my entire brewing process trying to figure out why my FG's were so high. Then I found out the alcohol throws off the brix reading and you need to convert. You would think they'd put that in the directions....
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:23 PM   #13
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Refractometer doesn't work right with alcohol its designed to measure h2o solutions. I was going nuts trying to figure out why all my fg's were in the mid 20's.

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Old 02-29-2012, 04:58 PM   #14
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Thank you all!!

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