Massive IBU?! Why?

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    KiaOraBrew

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    Same kind of thing happened to me recently, i've done it many times without issue but couldn't work out why it happened as all looked correct.......maybe there is a glitch in Brewers Friend software ??
     
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    What temp is the whirlpool set to in the software?
     
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    212F I believe.
     
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    I think I've worked it out. Its adding IBU values to random dry hop additions. Specifically Simcoe.
     
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    Hi!
    The software is assigning a lot of bitterness to your dry hops - this shouldn't happen.
    Finding it difficult to deal with Imperial units :(
     
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    Also does the software give you the IBU before dilution at end of the boil?
     
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    Take a look now - I reviewed the IBUs and changed where applicable. Seems BF was adding IBU values at random but only it seems to Simcoe?!
     
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    Certainly not just Simcoe, seemed all and any hops too..........
     
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