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Old 05-25-2006, 01:58 AM   #1
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Default low alcohol

I made my last brew the same as all the rest. Put the same amount of sugar...etc.....

Either our alcohol tolerance is getting better or it's pretty weak. We each had 7 or 8 and we weren't really feeling much.

It bubbled and went on like normal.

Any thoughts????


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Old 05-25-2006, 02:25 AM   #2
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What are the ingredients as well as the beginning and ending gravities? With this information the alcohol content of your beer can be determined.
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:13 PM   #3
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ABW = 76.08(OG - FG) / (1.775 - OG)

That's the equation. If you want to take it to ABV ...

ABV = ABW(FG / .784)

Hope that helps.

Though, I believe you can also do 131 * (OG - FG) to find Alcohol percentage (at least that's what one of the spreadsheets do)

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