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Posted in thread: Calculating IBU according to Palmer's instructions. Is my attempt a success? on 07-30-2015 at 02:17 PM
I am trying to understand how the IBU is calculated and this is my attempt to do so:According
to Palmer the IBU is AAU * U * 75/ VrecipeAAU (alpha acid unit) is the alpha acid (AA%) content
Posted in thread: What's the formula to calculate the efficiency? on 07-30-2015 at 08:10 AM
Try this link: is a good one, but I am not sure it is accurate. I have calculated how much
sugar I can extract from the malts using the pdf files from the provider (weyermann). I think
Posted in thread: How can I calculate what IBU I need in the wort if I top up with water? on 07-29-2015 at 10:07 PM
You can calculate the IBUs with brewing software, unless you have a way to have them
testing.Say your software says you have 50 IBUs in 2.5 gallons. And you add 2.5 gallons of
water (0) IBUs. You've r...
Posted in thread: How can I calculate what IBU I need in the wort if I top up with water? on 07-29-2015 at 09:59 PM
I know that one of the important things will be hop utilization factor but that is the easy
part.How do I know what IBU the wort should have if it gets diluted and I want to reach X IBU
in the final p...
Posted in thread: What's the formula to calculate the efficiency? on 07-29-2015 at 06:05 PM
Looks good to me. Your wording is off but your math looks good.I hear you....I cant explain
things properly. :)Cheers
Posted in thread: What's the formula to calculate the efficiency? on 07-29-2015 at 03:55 PM
Is it total extractable sugars (ppg) divided by (measured gravity multiplied by volume in
gallons)?For instance:OG: 1.042Total sugars: 223Size: 3.96 gallons
Posted in thread: Can someone help me with my excel recipe builder? on 07-29-2015 at 03:22 PM
aringTry this out to get a feel for some of the calcs. I looked your sheet over and wasnt able
to follow ...
Posted in thread: Can someone help me with my excel recipe builder? on 07-29-2015 at 03:11 PM
I would like to share my auto-recipe builder that I have made out of an excel sheet I used to
Posted in thread: How to calculate how much top up water to add to reach desired gravity? on 07-28-2015 at 10:47 PM
(Volume x OG)/required OG = XX-volume = volume to addThanks for the reply.I actually know what
my final gravity should be (1.050) and what my capacity is (I can brew 9 liters), and I wanna
top it up w...
Posted in thread: how do I add sparge water and top up water to beersmith? on 07-28-2015 at 09:50 PM
I am not sure this is the right place to ask this, but I'll give it a go...I'd like beersmith
to calculate and account for 2 things....sparge water and top up water into the fermenter.These
are 2 thin...