How to Calculate Alcohol Content (%ABV) of Liqueur

When making your own liqueurs at home you may want to know what is the percentage of alcohol. With beer making you would use a hydrometer and calculate the alcohol content from the the specific gravity, but it is not practical to use a hydrometer when making liqueurs.

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Calculating the percentage of alcohol or “ABV” (alcohol by volume) of a homemade liqueur is more straightforward because the distilled spirits you are starting with have a known alcohol content. Read Full Story

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