Online ABV Calculator
This easy-to-use alcohol by volume calculator allows you to get the ABV based on gravity change. You can use the simple standard equation that is loved by home beer brewers; or the alternate more compex but more precise formula. Our ABV calculator works with either Plato or Standard Gravity units.
Standard ABV Formula
The standard formula to get the ABV based on gravity change is:
abv = (original in SG - final) in SG * 131.25
While slightly less precise, the standard ABV equation is the most usable for home brewers who aren't into mathematics.
Alternate ABV Formula
The alternate, more complex formula to get the ABV based on gravity change is:
abv = ( 76.08 * ( original in SG - final in SG ) / ( 1.775 - original in SG ) ) * ( final in SG / 0.794 )
This is an advanced equation that provides a more accurate alcohol by volume measure. Especially with more alcoholic brews as the differences in precision grows between both methods.