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Offline JohnnyC

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Boil off adjustments.
« on: May 23, 2016, 03:25:52 PM »
I have been a "dump it all, and let the brew god's sort it out" when it comes to transferring from boil kettle to fermenter. I now want to leave the trub behind and also forego the hop spyder. To accomplish this, I leave a gallon of wort/trub behind. I use Beersmith because I was told there would be no math, and my old way was dialed in. I adjusted the fermenter loss to 1 gallon in BS but missed my OG (after hitting preboil on the button). Any ideas? Does BS count the fermenter loss as all trub?

Offline 69franx

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Re: Boil off adjustments.
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2016, 03:28:10 PM »
You want to adjust your trub and chiller loss to 1 gallon, that will adjust your pre-boil volume to account for that loss, the fermenter loss is what does not get packaged due to yeast, hop materials, and trub left behind in the fermenter
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