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Old 07-21-2011, 05:58 PM   #1
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How do you calculate your efficiency when doing AG


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Old 07-21-2011, 06:16 PM   #2
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I solve many of the world's toughest questions with a Google search:

http://www.fattymattybrewing.com/hom...ion=efficiency


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Old 07-21-2011, 06:27 PM   #3
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basically, measured OG / maximum OG.
you can use something like this to see what the max ppg for each grain is ( http://www.homebrewtalk.com/wiki/index.php/Malts_Chart ), add it all up and divide by volume to get the max OG

http://www.howtobrew.com/section2/chapter12-5.html

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/wiki/index.php/Efficiency
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I let my brewing software do it.
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I let my brewing software do it.
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I let my brewing software do it.
BeerSmith has the ability for a more specific example. I haven't used it yet, but when I do my first AG batch this weekend I can report back and talk about how easy/difficult it was to figure out how to use that function.


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