Topic: Recipe Calculations

Brewing a “hybrid” style

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I haven’t brewed tons of off-the-wall beers in my brewing life, but every now and then I get the urge to stray from the norm. There are no rules to follow when you depart from a well worn trail so you just have to base your choices on experience with various ingredients and be able


Calculating Alcohol Content, Attenuation, Extract, and Calories

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Learn how to calculate measures of extract, real and apparent attentuation, alcohol content and how many calories are in your beer.


Hitting Target Original Gravity and Volume

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Learn the tips and techniques to nail your target volume and original specific gravity every time you brew a batch of homebrew.


When you want to double the batch size of a recipe, do you just double all the ingredients also?

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Dear Mr. Wizard, I’m a partial mash brewer and formerly brewed single, 5-gallon (19-L) batches using 2.5 gallons (9.5 L) of water in the brew pot. After the boil was complete, we would then top off to 5 gallons (19 L) in the fermenter. Recently, we have begun to brew double batches by boiling 5


Recipe Formulation: Tips from the Pros

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This month’s professional brewers dispense some sage advice on recipe formulation. From the basic task of learning your system to some very specific brewing formulae, these tips will take you beyond the standard brewer’s recipe-formulation software to creating your recipes by hand (with the help of basic algebra). It will also link the art to the science of brewing.


Calculating Gravity, Bitterness, and Color

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A handy guide to calculating gravity, bitterness and color


Managing Mash Thickness

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Understanding your mash gives you more control over the brewing process. The ins and outs of mashing in, mash temperatures, and mash thickness.


Alpha-Hop Soup: Figuring Bitterness (IBUs, AAUs and HBUs)

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Figuring Bitterness: IBUs, AAUs, and HBUs.


The Art of Recipe Design

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It’s the Great Divide: classical vs. romantic, yin and yang, two radically different ways of looking at the world. Yep, we’re talking about science and art as they apply to beer making. Is brewing a science, or is it an art? Well, obviously there’s a lot of both involved, and the scale of those two


Competitive Recipe Calculations

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You gotta’ keep it calculated…


Extract to All-Grain and Back

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It’s time for some fancy footwork, brewing style. Perhaps you are making that step to all-grain and you want to bring your favorite extract recipes with you. Or maybe you don’t have


Convert Your All-Grain Recipe to Extract

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go from extract to all-grain. Find a substitute for elusive hops or yeast. The do’s and don’ts of recipe conversions.


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