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Offline Phil

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water to grain ratio
« on: September 26, 2010, 02:29:01 AM »
what's the right ratio for grain and water ?
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Re: water to grain ratio
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2010, 05:43:00 AM »
I use about 1.25 quarts per pound of malt.  I have mashed with up to 1.5 quarts per pound if it seemed too thick.  I also use about 1 quart as foundation water to reach the false bottom.  Hope that helps.