Why is this so different?

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Why is this so different?

Post by WalesAles » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:40 pm

One of my mates made a tc following my recipe,
2 bottles Polish Rasp Juice,
8Lts Tesco Rasp and Cran Juice
12Lts Tesco Apple Juice
3 mugs of tea, 4 bags each
3tsp Yeast and 3tsp Nutrient

My Yeast in at 22deg, His Yeast in at 24deg

My SG 1040, His SG 1068!

Why would the SG be so different? 2deg wouldn`t make that much difference, would it?

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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by aamcle » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:55 pm

Are you talking about SG before fermenting or immediately after adding the yeast If so 2°C wouldn't do that. The first thing to check is the hydrometers do they both read the same in water? It's the most probable cause.


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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by Hanglow » Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:27 pm

I bet his isn't mixed well and he has too much of the polish raspberry cordial in his hydrometer sample. Or he was drunk when testing :)
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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by Jim » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:17 am

Hanglow wrote:.........................Or he was drunk when testing :)
That does seem the most likely explanation - assuming he makes a lot of that stuff! :lol:

WA, I wonder how consistent the sugar content of the boxed juice is?
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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by WalesAles » Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:47 pm

Hydrometer check tomorrow.
He wasn`t drunk, it was his first TC! :D

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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by Crastney » Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:11 am

does he take his tea with sugar?

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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by Laripu » Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:29 pm

Is your mug size 600ml, and his 200ml?
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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by McMullan » Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:00 pm

Laripu wrote:
Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:29 pm
Is your mug size 600ml, and his 200ml?
=D> :lol:

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Re: Why is this so different?

Post by orlando » Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:41 pm

Does he take sugar in his tea? :lol:
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