Take another reading with your hydrometer
. You should be at "0" brix, all sugars converted.
The shaken drink measured between 45 and 46 proof on the hydrometer
, which means it had an ABV of around 23 percent.
"More and more large, global companies like Hydrometer
are recognizing the value of the Aras enterprise open source model," said Peter Schroer, President of Aras.
* allow the hydrometer
to settle for one minute before reading the gage value;
If you have any question about these new hydrometers
contact EMCS(SS) Page (SUBLANT electrician) at (757) 836-1260 (DSN 564); or EMCM(SS) Frampus (SUBPAC electrician) at (808) 473-5577 Ext.
You can't very well float a hydrometer
. Well, the SCAA test meter uses conductivity.
In their earliest incarnations, hydrometers
had the virtues and the vices of simplicity.
If you are using a hydrometer
, add enough sugar to bring its reading to the number specified in your recipe.
Tralles: Like the Gay-Lussac scale, the Tralles scale was a hydrometer
scale designed for reading percent ethanol by volume.
A few other odds and ends are very helpful: a syringe or turkey baster to draw up wine for testing in the hydrometer
; a bottle brush for cleaning your carboys and bottles; a corker; and a scale.
should be clean and dry with a resolution of at least 0.5 degrees.
The Coffee Hydrometer
test for determining soluble solids in solution in a sample of coffee, described in the above publication, and in The Coffee Hydrometer
, published in 1959, was a practical way to measure coffee beverage quality.