i have a 5L (~4L) batch of ginger beer almost ready to go and was wondering how much rum i would need to make it into dark and stormy.

it will be going into one of my mini kegs.

i have a 5L (~4L) batch of ginger beer almost ready to go and was wondering how much rum i would need to make it into dark and stormy.

it will be going into one of my mini kegs.

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Dark & Stormy

1.5 oz rum (44ml)

top up with Ginger Beer in a tall Glass (8 oz) (237 ml).

now my math sucks what would that work out to be?

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Dark & Stormy

1.5 oz rum (44ml)

top up with Ginger Beer in a tall Glass (8 oz) (237 ml).

now my math sucks what would that work out to be?

Your maths is that bad you can't use the calculator i provided you with?

Your maths is that bad you can't use the calculator i provided you with?

i used that calc but is it in metric, imperial or glasses

So 18.5% of 9000ml (mini keg) is 1665ml.

So 1.665 litres of rum in a 9 L keg should do it... I think.

Cheers.

edit- oops, you only have 5 litres of ginger beer. So 925 ml of rum in 5l of ginger beer.

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i used that calc but is it in metric, imperial or glasses

It's in volumes. Choose shengs if you want, it don't matter.

You know the alc content of the ginger beer right?

And you know the alc content of rum?

And you know the alc content you desire?

And the amount of ginger beer you have?

So if you have 5l ginger beer from the store with 0 abv = enter 0

and rum from the store with 37% abv = enter 37

And you want it to be 9% abv = enter 9

And you have 5l = enter 5

The calc will tell you that you need 1.607 litres of rum.

You can do it as buckets or barrels or mouthfulls, it still works out the same.

the mini kegs i'm using are only 5L

So 18.5% of 9000ml (mini keg) is 1665ml.

So 1.665 litres of rum in a 9 L keg should do it... I think.

Cheers.

edit- oops, you only have 5 litres of ginger beer. So 925 ml of rum in 5l of ginger beer.

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Why not just make ginger beer - then post-mix some with a shot of rum as your drinking it? No maffs involved!

Current alcohol (%v/v) 0 <-- thats the ginger beer

Desired alcohol (%v/v) 9 <-- as per post above

Spirit alcohol (%v/v) 37 <-- also from post above

Volume of wine 3.75 <-- random number put in there until total = your 5L

Volume of spirit to add 1.205 <-- calculated field

Just keep adding more rum until it tastes right. No maths or measurements needed!

It's in volumes. Choose shengs if you want, it don't matter.

You know the alc content of the ginger beer right?

And you know the alc content of rum?

And you know the alc content you desire?

And the amount of ginger beer you have?

So if you have 5l ginger beer from the store with 0 abv = enter 0

and rum from the store with 37% abv = enter 37

And you want it to be 9% abv = enter 9

And you have 5l = enter 5

The calc will tell you that you need 1.607 litres of rum.

You can do it as buckets or barrels or mouthfulls, it still works out the same.

C'mon, seriously; I dropped Maths in Yr10 and even I get this. Are you able to walk and chew at the same time?the mini kegs i'm using are only 5L