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Offline Steve Ruch

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Carbs in beer?
« on: February 18, 2024, 08:05:18 am »
Is there a way to tell how many carbs are in my homebrew?
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2024, 09:03:22 am »
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2024, 09:08:30 am »
I'm not sure about Beersmith or other recipe apps, but Brewer's Friend gives you an estimate of calories and grams of carbohydrates in the recipe builder.
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Re: Carbs in beer?
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2024, 01:25:03 pm »
My bathroom scale does a damn good job!!  ;D

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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2024, 08:55:33 am »
Beersmith will give you a carb estimate.
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2024, 09:07:44 am »
Beersmith will give you a carb estimate.

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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2024, 05:02:10 pm »
As will Brewfather.
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2024, 01:40:55 pm »
Is there a way to tell how many carbs are in my homebrew?

The March/April '24 Zymurgy that published last week has a piece on Low-Carb beers, which includes information on determining the level of carbs. It's called "The Art and Science of Low-Carb Beers" by Samuel Loader (page 44).

Link to the issue: https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/zymurgy-magazine/march-april-2024/
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2024, 02:10:40 pm »
Is there a way to tell how many carbs are in my homebrew?

The March/April '24 Zymurgy that published last week has a piece on Low-Carb beers, which includes information on determining the level of carbs. It's called "The Art and Science of Low-Carb Beers" by Samuel Loader (page 44).

Link to the issue: https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/zymurgy-magazine/march-april-2024/

Good to see Sam writing for Zymurgy. He's really knowledgeable as well as being a great guy.
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2024, 12:16:23 pm »
Is there a way to tell how many carbs are in my homebrew?

The March/April '24 Zymurgy that published last week has a piece on Low-Carb beers, which includes information on determining the level of carbs. It's called "The Art and Science of Low-Carb Beers" by Samuel Loader (page 44).

Link to the issue: https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/zymurgy-magazine/march-april-2024/
I was thinking about maybe doing something on low carb homebrewing, but I guess not now. Oh well, on to something else.
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Re: Carbs in beer?
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2024, 01:35:41 pm »
I am looking forward to receiving the issue and reading the article. A couple of years ago I went on a low carb diet and lost 40 lbs. For beer I drank mostly Michelob Ultra at 2.5 g of carbs per can. I got tired of drinking Michelob Ultra and went back to drinking normal beer. I haven't gained any weight back, but I haven't lost any either. I would love to be able to brew a 2.5 g carb/12 oz. version of some of my favorite beers.