Glucose test strips?

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Glucose test strips?

Post by dcwilson303 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:46 pm

I was looking for ways to test sugar levels in potatoes (for making fries/chips etc) when, I found these. Figured it might be a useful & cheap way to test sugar levels in your mash. Wondering if any have tried it here?
https://www.carolina.com/catalog/detail ... _pEALw_wcB

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Post by acfixer69 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:54 pm

Most use a refractometer but can't speak for all.

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Post by pope » Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:43 am

The test strips are cool, thanks for sharing. But a refractometer costs like two packs of these test strips and I will use it many times per mashing, it never runs out!
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Post by Yummyrum » Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:54 am

Pretty sure that stuff is also known as Tes tape . Its used by pregnant woman to test urine for Glucose levels . We got heaps of it at work ....LOl .. not for that purpose . I’m curious if it will also show
other sugars as well .
Never crossed my mind to use it in distilling .Thanks ... might be worth a look

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