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Old 04-14-2008, 12:30 AM   #1
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Simple question - but cannot find the answer!

What is the OG of honey? ...and how to add it in BeerSmith?
i.e. In the ingredients page what values should I use for :
Type : should this be sugar or extract
Yeild / Potential : What is the SG / OG.



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Old 04-14-2008, 01:04 AM   #2
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1.035 I believe

Edit: I just looked and Honey was already in my BeerSmith, I did not have to add it so maybe you can download the newest 1.04 version


 
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Old 04-15-2008, 10:46 PM   #3
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That sounds correct. mid 30's for gravity per lb per gallon. honey varies a lot...cheap honey may have a lot of water in it...really thick honey has less water.

I'd stick with 1.035 and just be aware that there's gonna be some variance.
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Cheers. i was getting confused in BeerSmith. i was changing the amount of honey and the ABV wasn't changing. This was because I was looking in the wrong place! Human error!
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I took a picture when we had a lot of honey before it all went to mead.


 
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Old 04-16-2008, 04:29 PM   #6
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i can't read the Hydro. Whats it say?

 
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sarcasm?

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Old 04-17-2008, 10:50 PM   #8
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ahahahaha....
the hydrometer says "too thick"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by malkore
ahahahaha....
the hydrometer says "too thick"
Like the OPs operation of beersmith
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