Homebrewing Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for dedicated home brewers and serious enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Does anyone know of a good place to get all the various formulas used to compute final gravity, color, bitterness, etc. in your beer?

share|improve this question
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Open-source brewing software:

Non-open-source brewing software:

  • Brewer's Friend has a number of excellent online calculators distinguished by having documented details on their approach and the references/formula used.

Archives:

share|improve this answer
    
This is exactly the sort of info I was looking for! Thanks! :D – Ryan Nov 17 '10 at 15:29

Hopville has a nice online recipe calculator: http://beercalculus.hopville.com/recipe. You can store your recipes on the site too which makes it very easy share your awesome creations with others :)

share|improve this answer
1  
+1 I love hopville. – Matt Utley Nov 17 '10 at 1:06
    
+1 I'm also a huge fan of the site. – JasonStoltz Jun 11 '11 at 17:46

Jamil has a great pitching rate calculator on his site, which you might be interested in.

share|improve this answer

The Beer Recipator is another good one.

share|improve this answer

I am a fan of BeerSmith. Performs tons of calculations, maintains recipes, and all around is a handy tool to have. There is a trial version to get a feel for it, and for me it was well worth the cost to get the full version.

share|improve this answer

Have a look at captainbrew.com. You can create recipes, adjust gravity or bitterness, scale a recipe, create brew sessions and many more. There are also other calculators included like Yeast Pitching Rate, Priming Sugar, Keg Carbonation, ABV , Sparge Water, Washed Yeast.

share|improve this answer
    
The poster wants the formulas, not a recipe generator. Are you with Captainbrew? This is your second or third post where you include it in your answer? No big deal just asking. – brewchez Jan 19 at 17:23

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.