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Old 09-04-2006, 12:45 PM   #1
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Jun 2006
Springfield, MO
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Anyone have a good formula to calculate hop utilization of pellets instead of whole hops. I use Glen Tinseths forumala to get me close but I haven't found one I trust to is specifcially for pellets. I'm assuming you get a little higher utilization from them.

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Old 09-04-2006, 12:49 PM   #2
I use secondaries. :p
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Sep 2005
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you do get better utilization... about 15%.

So, for every ounce of whole hops, use 0.85 oz of pellets.
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