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Re: Calculators

Postby Kimbo » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:43 pm

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Re: Calculators

Postby dillsandwitch » Tue Sep 11, 2012 5:16 pm

hey does anyone have an excel version of the calc on the front page?

thanks in advance
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Re: Calculators

Postby The Stig » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:27 pm

dillsandwitch wrote:hey does anyone have an excel version of the calc on the front page?

I do actually :handgestures-thumbupleft:
I'll post it for you in the next couple of day, on the first page.
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Re: Calculators

Postby dillsandwitch » Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:28 am

awesome thanks Stig :D I can then add it to my spreadsheet that i have going already :D hehehehe
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Re: Calculators

Postby The Stig » Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:19 am

Excel calculator is HERE

And a page of calcs HERE (if you right click and "Save Link As") you will save this to your computer and be able to open and use it offline.
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Re: Calculators

Postby dillsandwitch » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:51 pm

The Stig wrote:Excel calculator is HERE

And a page of calcs HERE (if you right click and "Save Link As") you will save this to your computer and be able to open and use it offline.



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Re: Calculators

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Re: Calculators

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Recipe Calculator

Postby Kimbo » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:18 am

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Please note that you will need excel 2007 or better :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Bottle fill Calculator

Postby Kimbo » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:26 am

This one is for filling bottles. Just enter the size of bottle (ie 700), the required ABV (ie 40%)and the original ABV (ie 93%)
Bottle fill

Please note that you will need Excel 2007 or better to view :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Recipe Calculator

Postby Lowndsey » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:27 am

Awesome stuff mate. Can you add in Macs bourbon knock off and TPW and Rum please lol
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Re: Calculators

Postby PeteBignell » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:15 am

I used the sugar wash calculator to work out the potential ABV of several ginger beer recipes.
One on the ABC local radio site for a family ginger beer says 4 cups sugar plus 24 cups water ( plus ginger beer plant)
I converted that to metric and got 900g sugar and 6 litres water
I put that into the wash calculator and it came up with 8.8% ABV -that is not a kiddies drink

What is wrong?
Have I stuffed my maths? Is the calculator wrong? Did I use it incorrectly? Does some of the sugar not turn to alcohol with ginger beer?
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Re: Calculators

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Re: Calculators

Postby Conebeast » Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:46 pm

awesome thread getting addicted to this site cant stop reading
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Re: Calculators

Postby Fatherjack » Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:21 pm

I can't calulate the ABV of a wash that consists of 2.5L @ 90% abv plus 22.5L @ 10% abv

I wanna check its not over 40%,,,,,,as I found its a real c@#t having to take some back outta the boiler when its over 40% :angry-banghead:
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Re: Calculators

Postby PeteBignell » Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:38 pm

I will try to do the rough maths way and post, or check out how these calculators work, but here is the answer in the meantime in case you need the answer in a hurry

2.5 litres of 90% abv plus 22.5 litres of 10% gives 24.8 litres of 18.1%

Calculated using AlcoDens then rounding answers slightly
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Re: Calculators

Postby PeteBignell » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:09 pm

If you go to the bottom of the second page of this thread you will find

http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/blending.asp

open it and go down to the second lot of calccs and enter your numbers and it will come up with 18% which is not completly accurate but it is good enough for what you want.

In case you would rather the maths way

2.5 litres of 90% contains 2.5 X 90 / 100 = 2.25 litres of pure alcohol
22.5 litres of 10% contains 22.5 X 10 / 100 = 2.25 litres pure alcohol

We now have 4.5 litres of pure alcohol in 2.25 + 22.5 = 25 litres total (actually slightly less because the total volume usually shrinks when adding alcohol to water

4.5 / 25 X 100 = 18%
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Re: Calculators

Postby Fatherjack » Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:06 pm

PeteBignell wrote:If you go to the bottom of the second page of this thread you will find

http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/blending.asp

open it and go down to the second lot of calccs and enter your numbers and it will come up with 18% which is not completly accurate but it is good enough for what you want.

In case you would rather the maths way

2.5 litres of 90% contains 2.5 X 90 / 100 = 2.25 litres of pure alcohol
22.5 litres of 10% contains 22.5 X 10 / 100 = 2.25 litres pure alcohol

We now have 4.5 litres of pure alcohol in 2.25 + 22.5 = 25 litres total (actually slightly less because the total volume usually shrinks when adding alcohol to water

4.5 / 25 X 100 = 18%


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Re: Calculators

Postby russell » Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:43 pm

Hi all,

doing my first batch , and am inquiring how to calculate amount of water needed to add to the spirit to bring it to 40%. have tried to download calculator but my system wont allow me to download win zip, I know there is a easy way out there some where


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Re: Calculators

Postby blond.chap » Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:52 pm

Hey mate, grab a calculator and do this:

Litres of uncut spirit * Current %abv (e.g. 90) /40

That's your new volume at 40%. To work out the amount of water you need to add:

Value you just worked out - Litres of uncut spirit.
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