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Old 02-12-2008, 03:41 PM   #11
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I think your hydrometer is bad. Any water with enough minerals in it to give a 1.006 reading would be undrinkable. (sea water varies from 1.020-1.029). Most hydrometers just have a paper scale that is friction fitted & they can move.

I suspect your brew is at 1.016 and more or less done.


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