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    Hydrometer Reading Confusion

    We have created a brew of cider. Our initial hydrometer readings goes as follows: 1.056 Gravity 7.5% ABV 13.8 Brix Our problem is we are getting two different readings off the the same internet calculator for ABV. Brix Calculator https://www.brewersfriend.com/brix-converter/ at 7.5% ABV...
  2. Andre Lau

    what is good advice in sugar per gallon content?

    I have a kegging system and have decided to make an easy root beer recipe for a company event. It is the Gnome extract I am using and want to use light brown sugar and honey as the sugar base. First, is that a good choice....approximately half honey, half sugar??? Second, sine I am not naturally...
  3. R

    Calculating %ABV Without the Initial Specific Gravity

    One likes to know the final alcohol content after making a batch of wine. Typically, one can calculate this from the initial and final specific gravity. The initial specific gravity can be measured directly or from the Brix number from index of refraction measurement. %...
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