Taking a sample

 

Place 20-50ml of liquid sample into a beaker and mix well. For carbonated beverages, it is necessary to mix well to remove all of the carbon dioxide from the sample.

Fruits juice that contains flesh, skin or seeds will need to be filtered before measuring.

Measuring Method

Brix in Drinks can be measured with MA871 Digital Refractometer described here.

The MA871 is an optical instrument that employs the measurement of refractive index to determine the % Brix of sugar in aqueous solutions.

 

Brix of various beverage samples