Originally Posted by sugarbass
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....