Q: Can you measure finished beer?
A: Yes as long as it’s de-gassed. We recommend de-gassing your samples using a coffee filter.
Q: Can you measure hot wort?
A: Yes as long as it’s below the stated operating temperature of
95F (35C). We recommend cooling the sample to close to room temperature for the
Q: Can you measure the ABV of lacquers?
A: No; we can measure the distillate before the sugar/syrup/etc is
added but once the additives are added the ABV value is not valid.
Q: Can you measure the ABV of finished beer?
A: No; finished beer has too many components for us to determine
the ABV; you are still going to have to use the OG and FG method.
Q: Can you measure the Brix of syrups?
A: Yes; be careful doing this as high viscosity fluids could
damage or clog the eDrometer. We have had distillers measure the Brix of agave nectar
Q: Is the eDrometer TTB certified?
A: No; not at this time, we are looking into this and it is in our
future plans. With that being said we have had several distillers use the
eDrometer as a useful tool in the cutting process.
Q: Is there any temperature compensation I need to do?
A: No; the eDrometer is completely temperature compensated, the
value displayed is the corrected value.
Q: How often do you need to calibrate the device?
A: There is no need to calibrate the eDrometer, you do have the
ability to “trim” the device, this is similar to tarring a scale.
Q: is the eDrometer waterproof?
A: No; it’s water resistant but not water proof.