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Offline donsmitty

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Re: Stuck Fermentation
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2013, 11:28:30 am »
One size does not fit all when it comes to starters.  Here are some websites with calculators for starters: (Jamil's calculator) and (Kai's calculator).  There are others.

Thanks for the links. 

Offline drjones

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Re: Stuck Fermentation
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2013, 04:08:48 pm »
Ckujawa - Once you get in the habit of using the refractometer on fermenting wort and running the numbers in a calculator to make the appropriate conversion, you'll be glad you have it.  I use the tool built into beersmith2 and it is very straightforward.  Different calculators use somewhat different functions to make the gravity conversion, so it is always an estimate, but I find the refractometer much more convenient than a hydrometer.  Also, they are significantly less fragile! 
- Brian
Fermenting: west-coast IPA
Bottled:60 schilling, 70 schilling, maple porter, wheat porter