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Aeration impact on OG measurements

If the idea behind aeration is to suspend a small amount of air in the liquid to help with fermentation, would this ‘artificially’ inflate an OG measurement if taken after aeration?

Was curious how many brewers aerate their wort and when they measure OG (before/after aeration)?

I don’t know that it would, but my normal process is:
sit back and wait.


When Chris White with White Labs was at NB a short while back he said that swirling the carboy for 45 seconds was all the aeration that is needed.

According to him using a stone and an O2 tank was a waste of money.

No, aeration will not affect your OG reading.

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