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Old 10-02-2012, 09:55 PM   #1
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I know that beer smith puts dextrin malt at a 1.033 , but does it take into account the largely unfermentable portion when estimating the ABV?


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Beersmith calculates ABV simply by comparing OG to FG. I don't believe it tweaks your FG based on the presumed fermentability of the grist, nor does it seem to when I play with it. FG is, at best, an estimate in any case, and even the calculation of ABV from OG and FG relies on a number of basic assumptions.


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