hydrometer

A lot of brewers may not be aware but when you take a hydrometer reading you do need to adjust for the temperature of the sample. Hydrometers are calibrated to work at a certain temperature, and readings taken outside of that range can be low or high depending on the temperature. Hydrometer Calibration Temperature Hydrometers […]

Using a Hydrometer for Beer Brewing

by Brad Smith on March 18, 2011 · 14 comments

A hydrometer is one of the simplest tools a home brewers has at their disposal, but also an important one so I thought I would spend a few moments this week discussing how to properly use a hydrometer and also how to adjust your hydrometer readings for temperature. Most brewers rely on a hydrometer to […]