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Old 07-14-2011, 12:24 AM   #1
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S my beer is done fermenting and I took a reading and it came out at 0000 wtf it's supposed to be a 4 percenter

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 12:28 AM   #2
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Help us help you. We need more info. Also, how does something have a gravity reading of 0000? You wouldn't happen to be in the international space station, would you?

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 12:39 AM   #3
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O/P , thats like telling telling an Inuit that his street is white.
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Old 07-14-2011, 12:40 AM   #4
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as far as 0000 *(give or take a ONE)

a high alcohol beer, with a buch of residuals COULD come out at 1.0 it's just unlikely.
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Old 07-14-2011, 01:55 AM   #5
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My hydrometer just dropped all the way inn it seemed I dont get it like on th hydrometer there's the percent average and it went to 0%

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 01:56 AM   #6
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It's like I made a n/a beer

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:01 AM   #7
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so, you fermented your beer down to 1.000? what was your OG? Have you used this hydrometer before?

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:07 AM   #8
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What as the original gravity (OG)?

You're measuring the final gravity. The lower it is, the higher the ABV of your beer.
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:13 AM   #9
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I have only used it to take the of for this beer and it was 1.040 and there's no way it's a high abv beer it's a American cream ale

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:16 AM   #10
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Does that mean it's a 5.26%er

 
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