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Old 04-06-2009, 04:07 PM   #1
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So I can see that beersmith is calculating the final gravity based on the average attenuation of the yeast your using, but is there a way to set it to also use what mash temps you hit?

For example, I am going to brew a copperhook clone and Redhook says that it is a 5.7% and has a OG of 1.053 so to get to that ABV you have to get to 1.009, but the yeast I will use has an average attenuation of 67.5% and beersmith says that it will only get to 1.017, but if I mash at 149* I think I can get close to that 1.009 gravity.

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Old 04-06-2009, 04:12 PM   #2
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I don't think it has any way of estimating FG based on your mash and how much unfermentable sugar you get.
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