Topic: Recipe Calculations

Increasing Your Extract Efficiency

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Are you getting all you can get out of your malt? With malt prices on the rise, you may be wondering about this. Discover ways to get a better yield without sacrificing wort quality or expanding a brewday.


Hop Substitutions

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Strategies to brew recipes using different hops.


Balanced Recipe Formulation

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Tired of brewing other people’s recipes? Learn the basics of recipe formulations, from making an ingredient list to choosing the right techniques. We’ll cover what you need and how to go about it, with discussions of all major brewing ingredients and what they add to beer. Plus, discussions of balance, complexity, harshness in dark grains, grains for body and cohumulone in hops. Plus: a recipe for "copper ale"


Balancing Malt & Hops: Tips from the Pros

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The combined wisdom of Alan Pugsley (Shipyard Brewing), Todd Charbonneau (Harpoon Brewery) and Kirby Nelson (Capital Brewery) on the topic of malt and hop combinations.


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


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


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.


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