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Offline grathan

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Add Grain confusion
« on: October 23, 2012, 07:19:20 AM »
Trying to add a simple recipe to Beersmith. It says 9lbs and 2 oz of grain. I don't know the decimal for 2 onces of grain off the top of my head. I have to close to the add grain dialog and open a weight conversion tool to find out that 2 oz is 0.13 lbs and then go back and readd the grain. Is there a more intuitive way to add 9lbs2oz of grain without opening conversion tools?

Offline pcollins

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Re: Add Grain confusion
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2012, 01:50:51 PM »
Yeah, you can actually type in "9lb 2oz" in the Amount box and it will convert for you.

Offline MikeinRH

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Re: Add Grain confusion
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2012, 06:15:48 PM »
Beersmith does indeed convert the amount for you. This actually brings up a related topic with regard to the need for accuracy and pinpoint measurements. After you've carefully measured out 2 grams of anything (gypsum, for example), or a tablespoon of pH stabilizer, you pretty much get the hang of what the amount looks like and can forgo the use of a nuclear scale and just do as Emeril does ... BAM!

 

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