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Steven9026

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Hello,
I forget to take my hydro reading midway of my kettle drain to my fermenter. I took a reading using all the nasty settlements in my kettle. How will this relate to what I have drained off into my fermenter?
 

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I use a turkey baster and grab a sample from the primary. I don't get any nasties in my sample.
 

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It should be the same. The trub-y stuff at the bottom is not dissolved in the wort so it won't affect the hydro reading. Think of it at the extreme, if you put a rock or marble in the bottom of a hydro jar it would just displace some wort but wouldn't change the reading, there's just a bazillion 'tiny rocks' in that trub-y wort.
 

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It should be the same. The trub-y stuff at the bottom is not dissolved in the wort so it won't affect the hydro reading. Think of it at the extreme, if you put a rock or marble in the bottom of a hydro jar it would just displace some wort but wouldn't change the reading, there's just a bazillion 'tiny rocks' in that trub-y wort.
That's the exact thing I thought after reading the OP. I'm not sure telling you our minds work the same way in a compliment though. :D
 
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Thanks guys. I kinda thought it would be the same.. Just wanted to have someone verify my thoughts..
 
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