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Offline ChrisS

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Strike temp in mash profile
« on: March 20, 2014, 08:48:29 PM »
I'm running BS2 Mobile on my Kindle. When I set up the mash schedule in the Mash Profile tab for a recipe it gives me strike temperatures for the initial and subsequent steps that are 4 to 5 degrees too low. When I plug my grain and water amounts into the Infusion Step Tool in the Tools menu I get the correct strike temps. Is this just a bug or is there some adjustment I need to make in my setup?

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Re: Strike temp in mash profile
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2014, 06:43:13 AM »
Does the mashtun weight and specific heat numbers match between the two? Is the water to grain ratio the same? Is the recipe adjusting for high equipment and grain temperature?
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Re: Strike temp in mash profile
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2014, 07:49:24 AM »
Yes to all of the above. The only inconsistency is that the Mash Profile tab includes a "mash tun temp" entry while the Infusion Step Tool doesn't. But that doesn't seem to make any difference. The error seems to be a percentage rather than absolute since the error is smaller for lower temperature mashes. I guess the good news is that at least the Infusion Step Tool is spot on. It's just a pain to have to keep track of the "real" strike temps instead of counting on what's in the Mash Profile.