Calculating IBU's

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Calculating IBU's

Postby locldrfrx » Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:57 am

For some reason the program does not calculate the IBU's for a 90min boil, it stops at 60min. Is there a way to change this?
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Re: Calculating IBU's

Postby jeff » Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:04 am

locldrfrx wrote:For some reason the program does not calculate the IBU's for a 90min boil, it stops at 60min. Is there a way to change this?


You can edit your utilization formulas and curves using Recipe->Utilization.
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60'+ IBUs

Postby slothrob » Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:49 pm

I have the program set to use Tinseth's formula for calculating bitterness. It does give a higher IBU for 90' than 60', but only slightly. The increase in bitterness from a longer than 60' boil is generally considered to be negligible, I believe.
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