Rounding Error When Changing Units on Fermentables

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  1. Jurassic Brewer

    Jurassic Brewer New Member

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    Hey folks,

    I was adjusting a recipe today and idly thought it might be easier to bring the grain bill into the store in some other units, like grams or ounces. When fiddling with the units, I noticed my ABV/Gravity changing.

    After a bit, I narrowed it down to a rounding error, I think.

    If you set a fermentable at 0.75 lbs, then switch it to ounces it does just the right thing: 12 oz. But when you switch it back to lbs, it drops the second decimal, leaving me with 0.7 lbs and changing the recipe a bit. This happens with any of the other units (g, kg) as well.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Herm_brews

    Herm_brews Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the Holocene @Jurassic Brewer
    I too have noticed this issue, which makes it a good idea to write down on paper your ingredients list. Hopefully this can get straightened out.
     
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    I'll boost up the support ticket on this. sorry for this inconvenience.
     
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    Thanks! I like the Holocene so far, the brewing software is considerably improved :)

    Speaking of which, thanks Yooper, and no sweat about it. As the saying suggests... I'm relaxed, and having a homebrew.
     

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