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Old 02-22-2010, 08:55 PM   #1
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There are always several recipes in the BYO magazine but they almost always list an AA, or AAU unit for the hops. I know this isn't the alpha acid percentage. How do you convert this AAU amount to ounces so I can brew it?

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Old 02-22-2010, 08:59 PM   #2
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Multiply the AA% of the hops times an amount and you get the BYO units (called Home Brew Units or HBUs by Charlie P.)

Fer instance...If a recipe calls for 15 units of Galena. You could use 2.5 ozs @ 6%AA or 3 ozs. of 5% AA.

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