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The BrewBug, IIRC, uses a bulb type hydrometer. Measuring the weight is unnecessary as the bulb's position will indicate specific gravity. Also, no calibration is involved in this type of setup as hydrometers come pre-calibrated. You need only measure how high the hydrometer sits in the wort and adjust for temperature.


The higher the fermentation temp, the greater your chances of fusels.


No, it won't. Yeast companies generally overestimate the high end temps. They tell you where the yeast will work best, not necessarily the temps that make the best beers. And no matter what the high end is, you'll always get better results by pitching at the low end (or below) of the stated temp range. The first 72 hours are the most critical. If you ...

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