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Used for testing grapes in the field (comes with a handled cover) to determine if they are ready to be picked. This model is appropriate for use with juice and covers a sugar range of 0 to 32% sucrose in 0.2% graduations. This temperature compensated model will give accurate readings at any temperature.


It also be used in brewing, it only takes a couple drops to get a reading. Readings are usually in Brix, but with some simple math, it can be converted to SG easily. To convert this brix reading to specific gravity, simply multiply by 4.

Example: If your reading is 10 brix and you multiply by 4, you get 40. This means your wort is 1.040.

The little brown jug is an icon of the moonshine era

Home Distilling

Cordials are fermented spirits, distilled or not, flavored with fruits and spices.