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Old 02-10-2013, 06:13 AM   #11
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Next time don't rack your beer until you've reached FG. Give it at least two weeks in primary and then take a couple gravity readings on two seperate days to make sure your beer is at FG.


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Old 02-10-2013, 07:05 AM   #12
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Regarding the pictures you posted....The first set is the scale for Specific Gravity... SG. It is the one almost everyone refers to when talking beer. The second set is basically useless for beer and is used more for wine or mead, where the potential to reach a final reading of 1.000 or lower. It is "potential" alchohol. We never use that one for beer. The 3rd set of pictures is for a scale called Brix or Plato. You will learn about that one later, ignore it for now.


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Old 03-06-2013, 07:23 PM   #13
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Wow, you guys are smart - it ended up at exactly 1.020 just before I bottled it. How'd you know?! :-)
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Using the measurements OG 1.072 and FG 1.020 your ABV is now 7%
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