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Additives - Teaspoons per Ounce
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Hydrometer Conversion Chart

Hydrometer Temperature Correction Table
Sweetening Wine
Temperature Conversions Fahrenheit / Centigrade

Hydrometer Conversion Chart

Specify Gravity Balling Brix Potential
Alcohol
Cane Sugar Ounces
 per Gallon
1.000 0 0 0.0% 0
1.004 1 1 0.6% 1.4
1.008 2 2 1.1% 2.8
1.012 3 3 1.7% 4.3
1.016 4 4 2.2% 5.7
1.019 5 5 2.6% 6.8
1.023 6 6 3.2% 8.2
1.027 7 7 3.7% 9.6
1.031 8 8 4.3% 11.0
1.035 9 9 4.8% 12.4
1.039 10 10 5.4% 13.9
1.043 11 11 5.9% 15.3
1.047 12 12 6.5% 16.7
1.050 13 13 6.9% 17.8
1.054 14 14 7.4% 19.2
1.058 15 15 8.0% 20.6
1.062 16 16 8.6% 22.0
1.066 17 17 9.1% 23.5
1.070 18 18 9.7% 24.9
1.074 19 19 10.2% 26.3
1.078 20 20 10.8% 27.7
1.081 21 21 11.2% 28.8
1.085 22 22 11.7% 30.2
1.089 23 23 12.3% 31.6
1.093 24 24 12.8% 33.1

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Hydrometer Temperature Correction Table
Degrees Fahrenheit Adjustment to Reading
32 Subtract 1.6
41 Subtract 1.3
50 Subtract 0.8
60 CORRECT
68 Add 1.0
77 Add 2.2
86 Add 3.5
95 Add 5.0
104 Add 6.8
113 Add 8.8
122 Add 11.0
131 Add 13.3
140 Add 15.9

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Sweetening Wine
2 ounces of sugar will raise 1 gallon of wine by .005 in specific gravity;
therefore,
2 ounces will raise 5 gallons by .001
Dry Wine  .990 - 1.000
Medium Sweet 1.000 - 1.008
 Sweet Wine over 1.008

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Wine Additives - Teaspoons per Ounce

Ascorbic Acid - 6 Teaspoons

Acid Blend - 6 Teaspoons

Calcium Carbonate - 12 Teaspoons

Citric Acid - 6 Teaspoons

Gelatin - 8 Teaspoons

Malic Acid - 6 Teaspoons

Polyclar - 27 Teaspoons

Stabilizer - 8 Teaspoons

Tannin - 12 Teaspoons

Tartaric Acid - 6 Teaspoons

Yeast Energizer - 9 Teaspoons

Yeast Nutrient - 5 Teaspoons

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Estimated Weight of Fruit According to Volume
1 gallon Blackberries 4 pounds
3.5 cups Blueberries 1 pound
1 gallon  Strawberries 4 pounds

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