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%extract instead of weight?
« on: December 01, 2009, 10:23:57 AM »
I am using the free trial and am very impressed so far. The one question I have is for recipe creation, the %/IBU column in the ingredients seems to give the % by weight of the ingredient. Is there a way to change this to % of extract, i.e. taking into account the sugar contribution of the grains?


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Re: %extract instead of weight?
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2009, 11:07:59 PM »
  No, we have not yet added such a feature though it is a good idea.  We could show "points" of gravity contributed by each ingredient for example.

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Re: %extract instead of weight?
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2009, 05:43:16 AM »
That would be nice.  Another way to spot-check the percentage of grist/fermentables coming from crystals or other enzyme-low grains.   Two grains could each be 0.25lb, but have vastly different PPG, and thus sugar contribution.