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BeerSmith Software => Support for v1.4 => Topic started by: Triples on September 21, 2009, 10:05:22 AM

Title: Adding bananas as fermentables to Beersmith
Post by: Triples on September 21, 2009, 10:05:22 AM
How would I go about adding bananas as fermentables to Beersmith?  What information would I need to gather?  How would I go about gathering it?  Do I need a chemistry lab and a degree in biochemistry?  Or is there a down home method?  I want to include them in the boil and I'd like Beersmith to use them in its calculations (OG, FG color...)?
Title: Re: Adding bananas as fermentables to Beersmith
Post by: bonjour on September 21, 2009, 10:27:14 AM
Add the "fruits" extension to the grains database.  I have nothing to indicate the color so I left the SRM at "0" (zero)
Bananas yield a potential of 1.005 (5 pppg or points per pound per gallon) based on the published average brix of a banana. 

http://beersmith.com/support.htm (http://beersmith.com/support.htm) bottom right on the support page

Fred