Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Brew Science > Brewing Math

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-02-2013, 05:04 AM   #1
Ballew
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Ballew's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 22
Default Brewing Math

Hello, I am new to brewing, and have two extract batches under my belt. I would like to learn more about the math involved in the recipes that I often look at. I haven't messed with a hydrometer at all yet, so I haven't really cared up until now. Are there any useful books to look into are online resources to reference? I have messed with some of the online recipe calculators but right now I am just trying to familiarize myself with all of the variables to consider. Also if there is something out there that would explain all of the terms used in these calculators, that would be great. Thanks in advance.

__________________
Ballew is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-02-2013, 11:02 AM   #2
Hammy71
Senior Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Hammy71's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: , Maryland, The Tax Me State
Posts: 5,572
Liked 398 Times on 310 Posts
Likes Given: 601

Default

A wealth of free information.

http://www.howtobrew.com/

__________________
Hammy71 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-02-2013, 01:02 PM   #3
Heine81
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Okemos, MI
Posts: 41
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Try starting with the complete joy of homebrewing, by papazian.

I had been brewing for a couple of years, and made the switch to all-grain I read Designing great beers by daniels. I liked his book so far the best out of the dozen or so i've read. He does a great job providing nice guidelines within styles and a nice bit of historical context as well.

__________________
Heine81 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-02-2013, 01:13 PM   #4
ajdelange
Senior Member
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: McLean/Ogden, Virginia/Quebec
Posts: 5,844
Liked 568 Times on 468 Posts
Likes Given: 16

Default

There is enough brewing math to choke a horse at www.wetnewf.org. The stuff was written by an engineer from an engineering viewpoint and may be beyond your grasp at this point but I suppose it can't hurt to go there and have a look. The meat is in a series of pdf articles but pages with less detail that refer to the pdf's are gradually being worked in.

__________________
ajdelange is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Important Math equations and Brewing Scoggin Brew Science 4 05-05-2012 11:54 PM
Brewing Math abweatherley Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 09-28-2010 09:23 PM
Brewing Efficiency Problem - Math not working out pomofo All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 4 07-11-2010 04:38 AM
Quick! I'm brewing right now and struggling with some extract math. Can you help? EricCSU Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 14 02-01-2010 10:07 PM
new to brewing...all this math GrizzlyRed Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 9 08-05-2008 03:08 AM