Author Topic: OG/FG issue  (Read 94 times)

Offline dfoster

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OG/FG issue
« on: November 08, 2018, 11:41:04 AM »
When creating recipes, my Beersmith 3 will not go over 10% expected ABV. Anything above that point adjusts the OG still but equally ads to the FG...which isn't right at all obviously. I can add DME and it treats it as a complete unfermentable...same goes for any grain, etc.

Any idea why it won't go over 10%?

Offline dtapke

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Re: OG/FG issue
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2018, 12:25:54 PM »
Mind sharing a recipe that you've got this happening for? I have no problem creating recipes over 10% expected in BS3, in fact for fun i just added a 50K of malt to a 5 batch recipe and get an est ABV of 77.3% lol
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Offline Oginme

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Re: OG/FG issue
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2018, 01:02:54 PM »
The issue with the OG/FG is in the cap on alcohol tolerance of the yeast you add to the recipe.  BeerSmith 3 added the limitation on ABV based upon the yeast tolerance. 

If you want to work around this issue, edit the yeast within the recipe and change to alcohol tolerance limit.
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