The proper use of the hydrometer for wine and beer allows you to follow the process of fermentation. Because sugar is transformed into alcohol the hydrometer drops to the bottom. Once fermentation is complete the hydrometer does not drop anymore.
How to use a hydrometer
- Pour the liquid to be measured into a cylindrical container
- Gently drop the hydrometer into the liquid until it floats freely
- When the hydrometer does not move read the result shown on the display
For wine and beer.