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Old 07-02-2011, 05:44 PM   #1
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Default Beer Smith Software - Hops "Boil" or "Aroma"?

When throwing in hops at the last 10 minutes of the boil to get some flavor and aroma in the beer do I categorize the "hop use" in Beer Smith as Boil or Aroma? Using "Boil" adds 13.3 IBUs and "Aroma" has no effect to the IBU.
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:58 PM   #2
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If the worth is boiling when you add them, choose boil

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Old 07-02-2011, 06:13 PM   #3
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Aroma goes in at the end of the boil. At the 0 minute mark. The time you put in the aroma field is the time you plan to steep the hops for before cooling the wort. Leaving the hops steeping for a while, increases the aroma.

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