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Old 12-24-2011, 01:31 PM   #1
ceilingwalker
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Iím helping my son on a project for school and we need to breakdown the percentages of ingredients in a single bottle of beer. Iím primarily interested in just the water, malted barley, and hops percentage out of a 100%.

Iíve found online that beer consists of 90% water, but what is the percentage of barley and hops?

Thank you for your help.



 
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Old 12-24-2011, 01:34 PM   #2
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I’m helping my son on a project for school and we need to breakdown the percentages of ingredients in a single bottle of beer. I’m primarily interested in just the water, malted barley, and hops percentage out of a 100%.

I’ve found online that beer consists of 90% water, but what is the percentage of barley and hops?

Thank you for your help.
I don't think it works like that because barley isn't in the final product. 90% water 5% alcohol 5% sugars and misc.


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Maybe if your boil kettle was a sheet pan, and your heat source was satan's a**hole, then you could possibly boil off 60 percent of your batch in an hour.

 
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Old 12-24-2011, 01:45 PM   #3
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I'm at work, but I do have a little math-science training - I'll shoot you something before the end of the day.

 
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Old 12-24-2011, 01:47 PM   #4
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Thank you.

 
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