Author Topic: Batch sparging, trying to get equal volumes  (Read 2672 times)

Offline Zube42

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Batch sparging, trying to get equal volumes
« on: March 03, 2013, 04:03:25 AM »
I want to get equal runnings into the kettle from both the mash and the sparge.
I checked the "use equal batch sizes" under Mash profiles.
For a 10 lb of grain batch I get mash with 3.125 gal and sparge with 4.39 gal, which seems really skewed considering grain absorption.

Offline Azurecybe

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Re: Batch sparging, trying to get equal volumes
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2013, 12:51:03 PM »
I believe you need to increase the water to grain ratio in the mash step to obtain what you are looking for.
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Offline kolbie

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Re: Batch sparging, trying to get equal volumes
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2013, 08:11:10 AM »
Under the mash profile page, "Batch sparge options" in the % block for a 10 gallon batch I set mine at 50%.
For a 5 gallon batch try 75% for equal batch sparge steps.
I also select all 3 blocks.
This is assuming that you are batch sparging.