brewhouse

When brewing high gravity (big) beers, it is important to adjust your brewhouse efficiency down a bit. You simply won’t get the same number of gravity points from a pound or kilogram of malt on a “big” beer. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 minute video clips I’ve put together for […]

Efficiency is an important number to understand for all grain beer brewing. Your system efficiency determines the original gravity of the beer as well as how much grain is required to develop a given recipe. Understanding the difference between mash and brewhouse efficiency is also important – as it also drives the grains required. Efficiency […]

Brewhouse Efficiency for All Grain Beer Brewing

by Brad Smith on October 26, 2008 · 34 comments

Brewhouse efficiency is a term that causes some confusion for first time all grain brewers. This week we take a look at how to calculate brewhouse efficiency and mash efficiency for all grain beer brewing.