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Old 05-15-2012, 04:55 PM   #1
Jul 2011
glenmoore, pa
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It seems that this year we're going to have a bumper harvest of strawberries in our little patch so it looks like I'll be brewing up a strawberry wheat in the next week. My question is what kind of alcohol content can I expect from adding 5 pounds to the secondary? I like to be specific with my labeling and I wouldn't want anyone thinking that the 7% brew they're consuming is 4.5%. I do realize that sugar content in fruit will likely vary but at this point I no idea what to expect.

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Old 05-15-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
May 2009
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Strawberries will add .005 gravity points per pound per gallon.

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