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Offline ccfoo242

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Understanding mash steps in Beersmith 2
« on: February 20, 2012, 10:24:08 AM »
Hi,

If I select single infusion batch sparge, I get 3 sparges at 1.5 gallons each. What is the advantage of doing 3 at 1.5G versus 2 at 2.25G? or one at 4.5G?

Thanks,
Steve

Offline Myk

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Re: Understanding mash steps in Beersmith 2
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2012, 02:13:13 PM »
I just found one gives a small efficiency hit with my tun and I got a stuck sparge running that much through.
As far as three, I'd say it fits in with the criteria you have marked for how full to fill the tun.

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Re: Understanding mash steps in Beersmith 2
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2012, 07:51:44 PM »
For a discussion of efficiency versus the number of batches, see here:

http://braukaiser.com/wiki/index.php?title=Batch_Sparging_Analysis




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Re: Understanding mash steps in Beersmith 2
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2012, 06:25:41 AM »
Thanks for the replies. I'll check out that link.

 

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