Originally Posted by captaineriv
Just noticed this from earlier. What should I heat my initial sparge water up to so I can correct for losing a few degrees?
What's right for me isn't necessarily what's right for you.
I jammed my sparge arm so it wouldn't rotate and then fed water through the tubing onto a digital thermometer.
It took me about 5 exciting hours to determine that I was losing 10 degrees from the HLT to the outlet from the sparge arm.