Author Topic: Weissbier carbonation volumes  (Read 11569 times)

markfoley

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Weissbier carbonation volumes
« on: January 07, 2010, 09:58:28 AM »
the range of carbonation volume given in BeerSmith for the style 15A Weizen/Weissbier is 2.5 - 2.9 vols of CO2.
I have seen on other software and online carbonation calculators ranges of 3.6 - 4.5 for this style.
Is this an error in BeerSmith or am I missing something in my setup?

I have BeerSmith version 1.4 installed...

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Re: Weissbier carbonation volumes
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2010, 11:41:56 AM »
I'm bad. I setup the new BJCP guidelines for BeerSmith but in the process I left the previous values for carbonation alone.

You are correct on the carbonation of a weiss beer

you can make the correction yourself by opening the styles db in Beersmith, I'll get to later q
when my time is a little freer

Fred

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Re: Weissbier carbonation volumes
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2010, 03:30:27 AM »
Thanks Fred!
I now see how to update it, that had me confused for a while.

Other than that one little hiccup, I've found Beersmith to be a brilliant piece of software. Keep up the good work!

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Re: Weissbier carbonation volumes
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2010, 12:30:15 PM »
I found this..........here:  http://hbd.org/brewery/library/YPrimerMH.html

Are these as good as any?  The BJCP doesn't have specific values listed.

This came up b/c I was tinkering with Carbonation Tool for my hefe and it warned me the pressure would be too high, even at 3.3 vols CO2. 

        -------------------------------------------
        Beer style                      Volumes CO2
        -------------------------------------------
        British-style ales              1.5 - 2.0
        Porter, stout                   1.7 - 2.3
        Belgian ales                    1.9 - 2.4
        European lagers               2.2 - 2.7
        American ales & lagers      2.2 - 2.7
        Lambic                           2.4 - 2.8
        Fruit lambic                     3.0 - 4.5
        German wheat beer          3.3 - 4.5
        -------------------------------------------
        Typical CO2 levels in bottled beers


 

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