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Instructions || Refractometer with Brix and SG Scale

Refractometer Instructions

When checking boiled wort with a Refractometer let sample cool

When taking a reading from your boiling wort, place the sample on the lens of the refractometer and wait a short while for the sample to cool, then take your reading. The sample drop(s) will quickly cool to the temperature of the Refractometer.

Converting brix to gravity

If you're using a refractometer (prior to fermentation), you can quickly find your rough gravity by multiplying the Brix by 4. Example: A brix of 15 would be close to a 1.060 gravity (note - it is not a perfect equation).