Sugar Addition Chart


This is a handy chart used by winemakers to find the correct amount of sugar to add to their wines. Just measure the specific gravity of the must and add sugar to  the level of alcohol you wish.

 
 
Conversion Chart For Use With Hydrometers
Brix or Balling
Specific Gravity
Potential Alcohol
Sugar To Add In oz/gal To Get X% Alcohol
9%
10%
11%
12%
13%
6.0 1.0236 3.3% 10.9 13.1 15.3 17.5 19.7
7.0 1.0277

3.9%

10.2 12.4 14.6 16.8 19.0
8.0 1.0317 4.4% 9.5 11.7 13.9 16.1 18.3
9.0 1.0359 5.0% 8.8 11.0 13.2 15.4 17.6
10.0 1.0400 5.5% 8.1 10.3 12.5 14.7 16.9
11.0 1.0441 6.1% 7.4 9.6 11.8 14.0 16.2
12.0 1.0483 6.7% 6.7 8.9 11.1 13.3 15.5
12.5 1.0504 6.9% 6.0 8.1 10.4 12.6 14.8
13.0 1.0525 7.2% 5.3 7.4 9.7 11.9 14.1
13.5 1.0546 7.4% 4.6 6.9 9.0 11.2 13.4
14.0 1.0567 7.7% 3.9 6.3 8.3 10.5 12.7
14.5 1.0589 8.0% 3.2 5.4 7.6 9.8 12.0
15.0 1.0610 8.3% 2.5 4.7 6.9 9.1 11.2
15.5 1.0631 8.5% 1.7 3.9 6.1 8.3 10.4
16.0 1.0653 8.8% 1.0 3.2 5.4 7.6 9.7
16.5 1.0674 9.1% 2.5 4.6 6.8 9.0
17.0 1.0697 9.4% 1.7 3.9 6.1 8.3
17.5 1.0719 9.6% 1.0 3.2 5.4 7.6
18.0 1.0740 9.9% 2.5 4.7 6.9
18.5 1.0762 10.2% 1.8 4.0 6.2
19.0 1.0784 10.5% 1.1 3.3 5.4
19.5 1.0806 10.7% .7 2.8 5.0
20.0 1.0828 10.9% .2 2.4 4.6
20.5 1.0851 11.3% 1.6 3.8
21.0 1.0873 11.6% .8 3.0
21.5 1.0895 11.9% .1 2.3
22.0 1.0918 12.1% 1.6
22.5 1.0941 12.4% .9
23.0 1.0964 12.7% .3
23.5 1.0986 13.0%
24.0 1.1009 13.3%
24.5 1.1032 13.5%