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Old 02-10-2013, 01:01 AM   #1
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Default Testing specific gravity

Ok made my first batch ever. And maybe a rookie mistake, but I never took my specific gravity right before kegging and carbonating it. Question is. Can I test it now? Or am I out of luck? Thanks for help. By the way. Made a wheat beer and came out really well. Was shocked


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Old 02-10-2013, 01:10 AM   #2
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Sure. It's a bit of a pain to decarb beer, but a bit of shaking usually works.


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Out of luck. You boiled it, right?
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Out of luck. You boiled it, right?
Yes. And I took the SG right before fermenting, and during. I just never took my final.
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:52 AM   #5
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As Mal said, you can pour some carbonated beer into your hydrometer jar and leave it to go flat and then take the reading.


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