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The Best Alcohol Meter For Distilling In 2023 (Spirit Hydrometer)

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Also known as ‘alcohol hydrometers’, ‘spirit hydrometers’, ‘proofing hydrometers, or simply as an ‘alcoholmeter’, these devices are essential in the distilling process to test the alcohol by volume (ABV) produced. But which are the best? Do you need one that goes from 0-100 or should you get a set with finer resolution?? Is there a{…}

The Best Refractometers For Brewing and Distilling In 2023 (Complete Guide)

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When looking for the best refractometer, you’re going to run into a range of devices that vary in accuracy, precision, usability, and most of all price! We’ve used everything from the simple handheld optical refractometer to the nifty digital versions that have hit the market. Based on your level of experience and the type of{…}

Alcoholmeter vs Hydrometer (What’s The Difference And How Do They Work?)

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When you’re getting into brewing and distilling there’s a log of jargon, and a lot of science to get your head around. Don’t worry. It’s not too scary. And we’re here to help! In simple terms, an alcoholmeter and a hydrometer are tools that look almost identical and operate using the same principles of physics.{…}

The Best Thermometer For Distilling (In 2024)

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How To Cut Heads and Tails When Making Gin

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A Distillers’ Guide To Excise Duty (Excise Tax Considerations)

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Old Tom Gin Recipe (Sweetened Gin!)

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The Best Whiskey Stones In 2024 (3 Types To Choose From)

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Grandma’s Floral Gin Recipe

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