Refractometer - Digital for Brewing

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A sugar refractometer for measuring the density of your beer or wine.

Many brewers prefer to use this instead of a hydrometer because they find it quicker and easier to get an accurate reading. A refractometer will allow you to take instant gravity measurements during mash run-off or during the boil. It works like a hydrometer except you only need a few drops and there is no need to cool a trial jar of liquid before taking a reading.

Using a refractometer lets you check the progress of your brew so you can make adjustments along the way. A valuable tool for all-grain and extract brewers.

To use, apply 2-3 drops to the prism face, close the cover and wait 30 seconds. Look through the eye-piece - the line on the screen will show the Brix % and Specific Gravity reading.

This model comes with ATC (Automatic Temperature Compensation) allowing you to use the refractometer between 10 / 30 degrees Celsius so the temperature of the sample is irrelevant. It also includes an LED light for easy reading in low light areas giving a good clear display. This high quality refractometer is extremely accurate and easy to use and calibrate.

- NEW LED illuminated function
- 0-30 brix scale
- 0-1.120 specific gravity scale
- Metal body with rubberised grip
- Adjustable focus eyepiece with rubber grip
- ATC (Automatic Temperature Compensation)

Comes with:
- Carry case
- Pipette
- Calibration Screw Driver

Note: This tool is used to measure unfermented wort. Once alcohol is present in the wort, the use of a correction table is advised.