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Offline worldzfree

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Beersmith is telling me to add too much water
« on: January 28, 2011, 03:41:58 PM »
I need help figuring out where I need to configure Beersmith for my environment.  I created a recipe for a 5 gallon batch and I use a 5 gallon Igloo cooler.  I set that all up using the equipment option.  My recipe calls for ~14lbs of grain.  The mash in and mash out water additions are too high.  If I followed the 17.5qts mash in and 9.5qts mash out water there is no way I could fit all that in my little 5 gallon cooler.


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Re: Beersmith is telling me to add too much water
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2011, 04:26:37 PM »
Hi,
   Yes, you can only fit about 13 lbs of grain in a 5 gal cooler and even that is a tight fit.  Unfortunately the current version does not check that automatically.

Cheers,
Brad
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