ebulliometer


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ebulliometer

[ə‚bu̇·lē′äm·əd·ər]
(physical chemistry)
The instrument used for ebulliometry. Also known as ebullioscope.
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Setup for the first ebulliometer measurement takes 15 to 20 minutes for a dry wine with less than 1% residual sugar.
2] and the old ebulliometer, for the enological testing expertise of others.
Using an ebulliometer is inaccurate, and it takes a lot of time.
Among the tests he performs in-house are sugar hydrometer (Brix), pH, titratable acidity, volatile acidity via cash still and ebulliometer, residual sugar via Clinitest, free S[O.
However, the ebulliometer does not give accurate readings for wines with high residual sugar levels: these wines must be first distilled or diluted with water and the result factored.
Although this may provide more accurate results than in-house methods, such as the ebulliometer, the cost of these tests and the delays involved can prove prohibitive.
Though Vinquiry doesn't use electric ebulliometers, Bowen notes that customers sometimes bring them in for service.