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Old 06-18-2011, 10:47 PM   #1
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So I have no way of actually weighing my honey. Does anyone know approx. how many cups would be the equivalent of one pound?



 
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Old 06-18-2011, 10:49 PM   #2
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roughly 1 1/3 cups per pound, but you'll be better off using a scale. You can get by with a cheap digital kitchen scale.



 
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Old 06-18-2011, 11:25 PM   #3
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Old 06-18-2011, 11:30 PM   #4
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i assume honey is going into fermenter ?
if so don't worry about measuring it. just use hydrometer, way more accurate than measuring will ever be.

 
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Old 06-19-2011, 12:19 AM   #5
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Great. Thanks guys.

 
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Old 06-19-2011, 06:46 AM   #6
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i assume honey is going into fermenter ?
if so don't worry about measuring it. just use hydrometer, way more accurate than measuring will ever be.
That's true, assuming you get all of the honey equally into solution, which many people may not.

Kinda similar to extract brewers getting an low OG because their malt extract isn't fully incorporated into solution...

 
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Old 06-19-2011, 10:08 AM   #7
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true, tho not often that you can't get the honey into solution. unless you deliberately don't. ie step fed.

 
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:57 PM   #8
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If you are going to brew, you need a scale. I got mine for my baking, but accidentally figured out that it was indispensible to my brewing. Here is the one I got.



 
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