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GDP
08-11-2012, 09:08 AM
Ok so I think I messed up on my calculation of how much honey I needed. I made a 3 gallon batch of JAOM and used 7 24oz jars of honey. So I figured 168 nt weight oz = 10.5 lbs honey. But I read 1 gallon of honey = 12 lbs. If so I am way over the amount of honey needed. Can someone please advise?

Thanks!

Riverat
08-11-2012, 09:36 AM
Are those 24 oz a weight or volume (net wt or fluid oz)?
Don't suppose you have a hydrometer?

fatbloke
08-11-2012, 09:41 AM
Ok so I think I messed up on my calculation of how much honey I needed. I made a 3 gallon batch of JAOM and used 7 24oz jars of honey. So I figured 168 nt weight oz = 10.5 lbs honey. But I read 1 gallon of honey = 12 lbs. If so I am way over the amount of honey needed. Can someone please advise?

Thanks!
Hum? I'm not sure what you're getting at here.

a 1 gallon batch uses 3.5lb of honey, exactly as per the recipe.

24oz is, according to my reckoning, 1lb 8oz, so for 3 gallons, 7 jars of that size would be correct.

Also I understand that 1 US gallon of honey is about 12 lb in weight, so what is the problem ? have you used a gallon of honey for a 3 gallon batch or what ?

GDP
08-11-2012, 09:44 AM
Yeah they are listed as net wt. So I guess im good. I think I was confusing liquid oz with net wt oz.