Author Topic: Brew house Eff.  (Read 3569 times)

Offline beercheer4me

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Brew house Eff.
« on: May 02, 2011, 04:41:05 AM »
Where in beer smith is this calculator
Da Looked in the book (beersmith)
found it did the cal and 84 percent
Is this uncommon ?
4Th - 10 batch on my set up ,,,(bruits ten) clone
So now I am wondering should I change my eff to say 80 percent
this is what i have been seeing in my last couple of brew sessions. that my eff. is greater then expected .
I was telling my buddy that I might have had a small beer if i was to had hops, LOL
The next time should i sparge till i hit 1.15 or so and see what I collect and set it to the side after main batch and let him
fool with a small beer just for fun
I set my pump/valve to the boil kettle at a just more that a trickle and put a small nylon bad at the end of the hose to filter out the small amout of grain that i got ,,,,
even though i did about a gallon to clear the filter bed.
So back to the brewing Eff matters ,I would be able to use beersmith to calculate and use less grains Right
« Last Edit: May 02, 2011, 05:26:47 AM by beercheer4me »
3 kettle keg 15.5 , 2 pumps, plate chiller, oxygen setup, lager box,4 taps, 8 plus better bottles and glass carboys ,R.O. Water System, PICO screen from adventures home brew, great screen i like it up to 80 percent effiencent
at times , into yeast ranching now
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Offline SOGOAK

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Re: Brew house Eff.
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2011, 12:28:08 PM »
If you are getting 80% I would either not worry about it or you can try to decrease your grain a little. 

I'd rather be too big than too small.

Not worth a buck to me.
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Offline jomebrew

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Re: Brew house Eff.
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2011, 03:10:10 PM »
Per recipe, open the recipe and left of Help is Brewhouse Efficiency.

Offline Mattcrecelius

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Re: Brew house Eff.
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2011, 09:34:16 AM »
84% is excellent.  I wouldn't plan on it every time unless your process is rock solid and you have reproduced that number a few times.

Great work!