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Old 03-23-2008, 02:48 PM   #1
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Has anyone come up with a way to put cider recipes into beer smith. I have searched there support site and forum but have not found anything. (aside from people asking how its done with no good response.) I donít mind doing low tech in my log book but I would like to know how things will change it before hand.


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Old 03-23-2008, 07:19 PM   #2
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I would also like to know, Ive been trying to work with beersmith for a few weeks, and havent found a good way to enter apple juice concentrate as an ingredient.


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Old 05-15-2008, 05:11 PM   #3
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i created a new grain/malt call apple juice and set the dry yield fine grain to 100%. I enter the number of gallons where beersmith has pounds and the OG comes really close.

 
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Old 05-15-2008, 05:16 PM   #4
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BeerSmith does have Common Cider and Apfelwein categories to use when creating recipes.

I created an ingredient view for each cider or juice that I've used. Just take an SG reading of the unfermented juice and enter it in the appropriate field. I can't remember the details as I don't have BeerSmith in front of me at work, but it only took me a few minutes to figure it out.

Once you have the data for your juice or cider saved, just enter it into your recipe as usual.
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Old 10-07-2011, 08:01 PM   #5
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There are some great add on packs for ingredients and fruits here:

http://www.beersmith.com/beersmith-1-4-support/

indludes a fruit section that has apples and if you load at 8lbs per gallon the gravity is correct...tested it against an apple juice sample.


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