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Sugar/extract added in secondary - how?
« on: December 18, 2009, 03:58:03 PM »
In our next brew we want to add grapes to the secondary fermentation. We've added honey to secondary in othe rbrews as well.

But how do we add sugars/extracts in secondary fermentation and have BeerSmith do correct alcohol by volume calculation?
"Add Grain/Extract" doesn't allow for choosing secondary. "Add Misc..." doesn't allow for gravity modifying entries.

BeerSmith is excellent already, but fixing this would make the program even better.

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Re: Sugar/extract added in secondary - how?
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2009, 10:08:03 PM »
  If you click on the "add after boil" option within the item itself (sugar/extract) it will still contribute to overall gravity but be added after the boil step.

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Re: Sugar/extract added in secondary - how?
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2010, 01:47:17 AM »
Hello, I was wondering this same thing ( haha  first post and I even searched  ;) ) Ok I checked the box for "add after boil" But this does not change my estimated OG or ABV. I would think that it would. I like to add sugar to the primary about 2/3rds through on some of my high gravity Belgian beers to help dry them out. Am I doing something wrong?