Definition of original gravity in English:

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original gravity

noun

The relative density of the wort before it is fermented to produce beer, being chiefly dependent on the quantity of fermentable sugars in solution. It is regarded as a guide to the alcoholic strength of the finished beer.
Example sentences
  • Take your original gravity reading before the yeast is pitched after brewing.
  • The specific gravity of beer measured before fermentation is called its original gravity.
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