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Old 11-24-2010, 12:35 AM   #1
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Hey all,

i just started my first batch last Thursday and would like to know if there is any way to figure out the final ABV once bottled/conditioned?

Thanks

Sorry if this question has been asked a lot in the past......

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Old 11-24-2010, 12:36 AM   #2
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Old 11-24-2010, 01:17 AM   #3
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+1, as long as you took gravity readings you'll be able to calculate your ABV pretty closely.

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Temp will also effect your readings. 60 degrees is the hydro's "zero scale"

Here is a good temp correction calculator.

http://hbd.org/cgi-bin/recipator/rec...ydrometer.html

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Old 11-25-2010, 05:41 PM   #5
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Thanks for the info guys/

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Old 11-26-2010, 01:22 AM   #6
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You can also use the calc provided @Beer Tribe
http://www.beertribe.com/gizmos/calcs/abw_abv.html

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Priming sugar adds about a quaerter to half a point on top of the pre bottled abv

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