Added ABV from Priming Sugar

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  1. FPMBomb

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    Would it be possible to have the priming sugar used for bottle conditioning included in the final ABV as an option without effecting the brew day OG or primary fermentation FG calculations?
     
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    Admins: If we pursue this, can we make it completely optional? As in, we can make it disappear forever? We went through this request a while back, the addition is so trivial as to be negligible. I get an increase of 0.25% doing the math by hand when priming a beer starting at 1.055, finishing at 1.012, 2.5 vols at 68 degrees. You add 4.4 ounces of sucrose, two cups of water (don't forget the volume increase!). That gives an adjusted OG of 1.057, or an increase of two points, about standard. I didn't adjust the FG. And if we want to do this without adding another bell, beep or whistle to the calculators, just add two points to your OG to account for the priming sugar. Or add your priming sugar as a fermentable. Your OG will be two points high but otherwise, it'll work just fine.
     
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