BrewHardware Giveaway- Winners Drawn - 24 hours to claim!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > How do you calculate ABV.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-30-2012, 11:56 PM   #1
IanPC
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 240
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default How do you calculate ABV.

Math isn't my forte so could someone give me the sesame st. version of it.

__________________
IanPC is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-30-2012, 11:58 PM   #2
SpottedDogBrewing
Hmmm, BEER!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 10 reviews
 
SpottedDogBrewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Goodells, MICHIGAN
Posts: 1,481
Liked 49 Times on 44 Posts
Likes Given: 57

Default

OG-FG x 131

__________________
Spotted Dog Brewing


"This is grain, which any fool can eat, but for which the Lord intended a more divine means of consumption.. Beer!"
-Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, Friar Tuck

"The nations of the West also have their own intoxicant, made from grain soaked in water...Alas, what wonderful ingenuity vice possesses! A method has actually been discovered for making even water intoxicated."
- Pliny the Elder
SpottedDogBrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:08 AM   #3
IanPC
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 240
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Excellent

__________________
IanPC is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:12 AM   #4
IanPC
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 240
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Where does the 131 originate?

__________________
IanPC is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:15 AM   #5
SpottedDogBrewing
Hmmm, BEER!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 10 reviews
 
SpottedDogBrewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Goodells, MICHIGAN
Posts: 1,481
Liked 49 Times on 44 Posts
Likes Given: 57

Default

Ah ha hahaha!!!

image-3918067031.png  
__________________
Spotted Dog Brewing


"This is grain, which any fool can eat, but for which the Lord intended a more divine means of consumption.. Beer!"
-Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, Friar Tuck

"The nations of the West also have their own intoxicant, made from grain soaked in water...Alas, what wonderful ingenuity vice possesses! A method has actually been discovered for making even water intoxicated."
- Pliny the Elder
SpottedDogBrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:16 AM   #6
IanPC
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 240
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Haha...nice.

__________________
IanPC is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:16 AM   #7
weirdboy
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 7,983
Liked 434 Times on 354 Posts
Likes Given: 63

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by IanPC View Post
Where does the 131 originate?
It is an approximation for a much more complex calculation with more variables that are difficult to measure without lab equipment.
__________________
weirdboy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:17 AM   #8
mcaple1
Registered User
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Falcon, CO
Posts: 892
Liked 13 Times on 13 Posts

Default

from a math beer genius god

__________________
mcaple1 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:18 AM   #9
ronclark
Constant Brewer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ronclark's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 210
Default

http://www.brewersfriend.com/abv-calculator/This might be even easier for you.
__________________
ronclark is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-31-2012, 12:28 AM   #10
Brewskii
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Williamsburg, Va
Posts: 1,166
Liked 120 Times on 67 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SpottedDogBrewing
Ah ha hahaha!!!
That's som funny SH!t right there !
__________________
Brewskii is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools




Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS