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Old 04-28-2012, 10:58 PM   #1
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I have refractometer and a chart to convert Brix to SG...but

does either tell me what is the sugar content of the liquid?

I mean how do I know if the liquid is say 10% sugar?



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You answered your own question.

1 brix is 1 gram of sucrose in 100 g water. Or 1% sucrose by weight.

10 brix = 10% sucrose, by weight
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You answered your own question.

1 brix is 1 gram of sucrose in 100 g water. Or 1% sucrose by weight.

10 brix = 10% sucrose, by weight
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