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Offline akkor

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Total efficiency
« on: February 08, 2016, 11:18:25 AM »
When I design my recipes with beersmith 2, real values of  gravity only matching when I set the "Total Efficiency" to %42.

Could it be the reason of this ;

1. low quality of Barley
2. complete the germination too early
« Last Edit: February 08, 2016, 11:27:57 AM by akkor »

Offline Oginme

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Re: Total efficiency
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2016, 12:21:55 PM »
It could also be due to:

Poor conversion of starch (temperature, mash pH)
Poor extraction of starch from grain (coarse crush of grains)
Poor lautering efficiency (poorly drained areas in mash tun, channeling of sparge water)
Too much dead space in your system (lauter tun dead space)
Too much wort losses after mashing (losses to trub and chiller)
Recycle your grains, feed them to a goat!

Offline akkor

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Re: Total efficiency
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2016, 12:59:10 PM »
Thank you very much I will check all of them

 

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