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Old 11-14-2010, 05:25 AM   #1
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How do you measure the alcohol after you make an Eisbock?

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Old 11-15-2010, 02:10 AM   #2
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with a hydrometer? Is that a trick question?
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Old 11-15-2010, 02:52 AM   #3
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You'll need to measure the quantity of frozen beer you remove and recalculate. As soon as I find my book that has full explanation I'll post the answer.
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Old 11-15-2010, 02:54 AM   #4
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new abv=(original abv)*(original volume)/(new volume)

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Old 11-15-2010, 03:36 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Rudedawg View Post
How do you measure the alcohol after you make an Eisbock?
breathe on a candle.
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