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Offline Chief415

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HOP Calculations
« on: April 01, 2014, 02:01:28 PM »
I was given a recipe from a local brewer who gave me the following;

Bittering CTZ 70% Chinook 30% at 80 min 50 IBUs total

Character Chinook 70% CTZ 30% at 20 min 35 IBUs total

Target Gravity 1.079

Local brew shop inventory show Alpha Acid 14.2 for both hops

If Im going to brew a 5 gallon batch, how do I determine how many ounces of each Hop to add for each?

Thanks in advance

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Re: HOP Calculations
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2014, 02:17:01 PM »
Assume a single hop for each addition (AA are the same)
Add hop to hit target IBU then measure a percentage of each hop. 
Revise the recipe to add the amt of each hop you calculated above.


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Re: HOP Calculations
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2014, 02:26:15 AM »
To expand on what Fred is saying, it looks like about 1 oz total weight for each addition should be needed for 5 gallons.
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