Definition of original gravity in English:

original gravity

Syllabification: o·rig·i·nal grav·i·ty


  • 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.
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    • 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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