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Dual Scale Refractometer by Happybrew – $15.99 + free shipping

Dual Scale Refractometer by Happybrew.  Reads 1.000 – 1.120 specific gravity and 0-32% Brix.  Features ATC – Automatic Temperature Compensation.

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

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2/16/19 8:30 AM Central:  This is selling for just $15.99. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Dual Scale Brix & Beer Sugar Wine SG Wort1.000-1.120 Brix0-32% Refractometer


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Keg King Brand Brewing Refractometer – $39.99, Save $10

Keg King Dual Scale Refractometer with ATC via MoreBeer

More Info

From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

A refractometer is used to measure the density of a solution, in our case how much malt sugar is in solution.

Featuring both a Brix scale AND a Specific Gravity Scale
This refractometer features both a Brix Scale and a Specific Gravity Scale, the scale most homebrewers use.

Why use a Refractometer you ask?
Are you tired of not hitting your desired target gravities? Have you tried to cool a large sample so you could use a hydrometer and see what your gravity is? A refractometer allows you take instant gravity readings, with just one drop, at any point during the boil, or even during the run off of the sparge during an all-grain brew. These ‘during the process’ readings allow you to add more water or boil longer so you can attain exactly the gravity you desire.

Refractometer Statistics
This refractometer is hand held with a metal body, flexible eye piece and rubber grip. It features a 0 to 30% Brix scale and from 1.000 to 1.120 on the Specific Gravity Scale with .2% resolution and ATC (Automatic Temperature Compensation). Traditional refractometers without ATC are calibrated to work at 68 degrees Fahrenheit. The ATC function allows you to use the refractometer in an ambient temperature range of 50-86 degrees Fahrenheit (10-30 Celsius.) Because your sample is just one drop, and will quickly adjust to the temperature of the refractometer, the temperature of the sample is irrelevant. This unit also comes with a manual calibration knob that is secured with a lock nut. To calibrate place one drop of distilled water on the testing platform and adjust to zero if necessary.

Features non linear Brix and SG scale.

NOTE – Refractometers will not read correctly if alcohol is present. We have a spreadsheet that can be used to help determine your actual gravity or brix, and this can be found in the “Documents” tab above.

 

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

As of this posting, MoreBeer has this on sale for just $39.99. Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 order to many US addresses. Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Brewing Refractometer – Dual Scale w/ ATC (Keg King) MT705

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JahyShow Brix Refractometer – Aluminum Body with ATC – $14.80 + free shipping

JahyShow Brix Refractometer, Beer Wort Refractometer, Dual Scale - Specific Gravity 1.000-1.120 and Brix 0-32% Replaces Home Brewing Homebrew Alcohol Hydrometer (Aluminum)JahyShow Brix Beer Wort Refractometer

Reads 0-32% Brix.  ATC – automatic temperature compensation.  Aluminum body.

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

HBF Commentary: In my opinion there is some conflicting information in the product description for this refractometer (as of this posting).  It says it is dual scale – both brix and specific gravity, but it also explicitly says it is not dual scale.  I’m unsure.  If it’s not, there are calculators and conversions available.  Check the product page for current details and description.

2/2/19 11:30 PM Central: This is selling for just $14.80. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

JahyShow Brix Refractometer, Beer Wort Refractometer


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[100] x ~12″ (300 mm) Sample Pipettes – $15.40, 15 Cents Each

Globe Scientific 139050 LDPE Extra Long Transfer Pipet, Non-Sterile, 300mm Length, 23.0mL Capacity (Box of 100)

Box of (100) 300 mm sample pipettes by Globe Scientific.  At 300 mm these are just shy of 12″ at 11.811″.  They have a capacity of 23 milliliters/CCs.

I have these and the length makes them long enough to take refractometer samples directly from the fermenter.  Of course, that’s going to depend on your fermenter.

2/3/19 5:30 AM Central: These highly rated pipettes are selling for $15.40.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

Globe Scientific 139050 LDPE Extra Long Transfer Pipet, Non-Sterile, 300mm Length, 23.0mL Capacity (Box of 100)


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iTavah Dual Scale Refractometer – $18.04 + free prime ship

Brix Refractometer for Homebrew Beer Wort, iTavah Dual Scale Automatic Temperature Compensation 0-32% Specific Gravity Hydrometer with ATC

Brix Refractometer for Homebrew Beer Wort, iTavah Dual Scale Automatic Temperature Compensation 0-32% Specific Gravity Hydrometer with ATC


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • DUAL SCALE:Rapidly and precisely display the Brix (0-32%) and Specific Gravity (1.000-1.130) at the same time, no need to switch unit for readings each time!
  • ACCURATE READINGS WITH ATC: Hand Held Brewing Refractometerr with Automatic Temperature Compensation(ATC), the brix refractometer will account for changes in ambient temperature and automatically compensate accordingly to Provides accurate and repeatable measurements on easy to read scale.
  • EASY TO USE: Just take a drop or 2 of your brew on the prism and hold the refractometer to the light, then look through the eyepiece to get the reading. No lookup table needed and no waste!

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

1/31/19 7:30 AM Central: This is selling for $18.99.  Click “Save an additional 5% when you apply this coupon” and the price drops to $18.04. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

Brix Refractometer for Homebrew Beer Wort, iTavah Dual Scale Automatic Temperature Compensation 0-32% Specific Gravity Hydrometer with ATC


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Dual Scale Refractometer by Happybrew

Dual Scale Refractometer by Happybrew.  Reads 1.000 – 1.120 specific gravity and 0-32% Brix.  Features ATC – Automatic Temperature Compensation.

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew”

Dual Scale Brix & Beer Sugar Wine SG Wort1.000-1.120 Brix0-32% Refractometer


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MoreBeer Dual Scale Refractometer – w/ATC & Corrected, Non-Linear Scale – $49.99, Save $20, Limited Supply

morebeer dual scale refractometer

0-32% Brix, 1.00 to 1.120 SG, Dual Scale, .2% Resolution and ATC (Automatic Temperature Control).  Cheaper refractometers sometimes use linear scales, typically 4 x brix = gravity.  That’s fine and dandy at lower gravities but as gravity goes up the linear scale becomes inaccurate.  This unit uses a corrected non-linear scale so that it’s accurate even at higher gravities Read the full product description for more information.

More Info

From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

A refractometer is used to measure the density of a solution, in our case how much malt sugar is in solution.

Featuring both a Brix scale AND a Specific Gravity Scale
Our refractometer is unique in that it features both a Brix Scale and a Specific Gravity Scale, the scale most homebrewers use.

Why use a Refractometer you ask?
Are you tired of not hitting your desired target gravities? Have you tried to cool a large sample so you could use a hydrometer and see what your gravity is? A refractometer allows you take instant gravity readings, with just one drop, at any point during the boil, or even during the run off of the sparge during an all-grain brew. These ‘during the process’ readings allow you to add more water or boil longer so you can attain exactly the gravity you desire.

Refractometer Statistics
Our refractometer is hand held with a metal body, flexible eye piece and rubber grip. It features a 0 to 32% Brix scale and from 1.000 to 1.120 on the Specific Gravity Scale with .2% resolution and ATC (Automatic Temperature Compensation). Traditional refractometers without ATC are calibrated to work at 68 degrees Fahrenheit. The ATC function allows you to use the refractometer in an ambient temperature range of 50-86 degrees Fahrenheit (10-30 Celsius.) Because your sample is just one drop, and will quickly adjust to the temperature of the refractometer, the temperature of the sample is irrelevant. Our unit also comes with a manual calibration knob that is secured with a lock nut. To calibrate place one drop of distilled water on the testing platform and adjust to zero if necessary.

Getting Geeky about why the Specific Gravity Scale on our unit is accurate
Some dual scale refractometers feature a linear scale that multiplies brix by 4 to get Specific Gravity. This is okay at lower gravities up to around 1.040 but the higher your starting gravity goes, the less accurate the conversion is. For example, take a Brix reading of 10, multiply by 4, and you get a SG reading of 1.040 – the accurate SG reading is 1.041. Take a Brix reading of 20, multiply by 4, and you get 1.080 – the accurate conversion is 1.084. We worked with our Refractometer manufacturer to create a unit with a non linear conversion and thus this model can be accurately used for Specific Gravity readings.

 

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

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Brewing Refractometer – Dual Scale MT700

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Cenawin Dual Scale Refractometer with ATC

Brix Refractometer - Cenawin Digital Handheld Refractometer with ATC for Beer Wine Fruit Sugar, Dual Scale-Specific Gravity 1.000-1.130 and Brix 0-32%(Black)Brix Refractometer – Cenawin Digital Handheld Refractometer with ATC for Beer Wine Fruit Sugar, Dual Scale-Specific Gravity 1.000-1.130 and Brix 0-32%(Black)


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • ACCURATE READINGS WITH ATC: Hand Held Refractometer with Automatic Temperature Compensation (50°F ~86°F (10°C~30°C)), easy to read accurately the result.
  • ACCURATE READING: The Brix refractometer can measure brix between 0-32%±0.2% and Specific Gravity between 1.000-1.130, Brix Accuracy: +/-0.2%
  • PORTABLE SUGAR CONTENT TESTER: Easy to use,sturdy design, compact in size and light in weight, convenient to keep up and carry around
  • Easy USE: Using the dropper to take a sample of wort and put it on the prism. Then hold the refractometer up to the light and look scale through the eyepiece, more accurate to measure sugars in verities of melon, fruits or juice
  • WIDE USE: The refractometer is ideal for Home Brew, Wine making, Agricultural, Gardening & Educational Purposes, sugar content

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

Brix Refractometer – Cenawin Digital Handheld Refractometer with ATC for Beer Wine Fruit Sugar, Dual Scale-Specific Gravity 1.000-1.130 and Brix 0-32%(Black)


Related: Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation & Best Sellers in Lab Erlenmeyers – via Amazon | StirStarter Stir Plate | Yeast Starters and Fermentation Resource Page

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Dual Scale Refractometer by Happybrew

Dual Scale Refractometer by Happybrew.  Reads 1.000 – 1.120 specific gravity and 0-32% Brix.  Features ATC – Automatic Temperature Compensation.

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew”

Dual Scale Brix & Beer Sugar Wine SG Wort1.000-1.120 Brix0-32% Refractometer


Related: Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation & Best Sellers in Lab Erlenmeyers – via Amazon | StirStarter Stir Plate | Yeast Starters and Fermentation Resource Page

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Dual Scale Refractometer – Aluminum Body + ATC

Refractometer, RISEPRO Home Brewing Alcohol Hydrometer Dual Scale Brix 0~32% Wort SG 1.000 ~ 1.120 Specific Gravity Sugar Wine Beer Juice Fruit Grass (Aluminium)

Refractometer, RISEPRO Home Brewing Alcohol Hydrometer Dual Scale Brix 0~32% Wort SG 1.000 ~ 1.120 Specific Gravity Sugar Wine Beer Juice Fruit Grass (Aluminium)


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • EASY TO MEASURE WITH DUAL SCALES – All you need to do is place 2 – 3 drops of sample onto the prism, and then look through the eyepiece for both Brix and Specific Gravity readings.
  • MEASUREMENT RANGE : BRIX 0 – 32% and Wort Specific Gravity: 1.000 ~ 1.130
  • HIGHLY ACCURATE WITH ATC – The accuracy level is Brix: ± 0.20% and Wort Specific Gravity: ±0.002. Automatic Temperature Compensation range is from10 °C to 30 °C

For me, getting a refractometer was one of those upgrades that made a lot of difference.  With a refractometer you need a sample size of two drops.  I figured that this would pay for itself in beer savings alone.  I also had just broken my hydrometer and came to the realization that hydrometers are made of breakable glass that can break! 🙂

Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Sean Terrill’s excellent refractometer calculator.

Refractometer, RISEPRO Home Brewing Alcohol Hydrometer Dual Scale Brix 0~32% Wort SG 1.000 ~ 1.120 Specific Gravity Sugar Wine Beer Juice Fruit Grass (Aluminium)


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