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Offline Richard

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Re: Spunding Disaster
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2011, 04:54:54 PM »
Carbonation does screw with the reading - just dump some out into a hydro tube and shake it/let it stand till it's uncarbed.
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Re: Spunding Disaster
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2011, 04:57:51 PM »
Really need a refractometer to make it easy, but I've found that if I let the beer settle in the container and spin the hydrometer a bit when putting it gently in, it reads pretty faithfully for about 10 seconds before the bubbles start to elevate the hydrometer.
Remember to measure the temp and correct for the calibrated temp of the hydrometer.  Of course if you're not sure it's right when you do this method, RB's decarbing works better, just takes longer

Next time south, I'll post a note so we can get everyone a refractometer at half the price I've found them up north at.

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Re: Spunding Disaster
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2011, 05:00:08 PM »
To quote Thomas: "Shake the piss out of it".
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