New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Brew Science > Mash vs Sparge additions.




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-23-2011, 04:35 AM   #11
ajdelange
Senior Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: McLean/Ogden, Virginia/Quebec
Posts: 5,221
Liked 454 Times on 373 Posts
Likes Given: 13

Default

No, I don't recommend that but I don't recommend against it either. If you monitor runoff pH and extract and they are within bounds on the second batch I don't see any reason why you couldn't do it that way but I don't really see any advantage over the more traditional sparging method either. Doesn't mean there may not be some for your particular situation.



__________________
ajdelange is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-23-2011, 02:10 PM   #12
flabyboy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Dover, MN
Posts: 948
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ajdelange
No, I don't recommend that but I don't recommend against it either. If you monitor runoff pH and extract and they are within bounds on the second batch I don't see any reason why you couldn't do it that way but I don't really see any advantage over the more traditional sparging method either. Doesn't mean there may not be some for your particular situation.
I think some people, including myself have gotten better efficiency with this method. If I use the method I reach 70-75 efficiency in my system. If I do the single sparge, I miss my target
__________________
flabyboy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-08-2012, 02:31 PM   #13
kenc_zymurgy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Northern IL
Posts: 49
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ajdelange View Post
I don't know what "effective alkalinity" is. Sounds like something from one of the spreadsheets but I can't even look at those. Since Microsoft has "improved" their software I can no longer spreadsheets from versions of Excel earlier than 2011 and I can't run versions earlier than 2011 with Apple's "improved" operating system.
You've helped us so much with water chemistry, maybe I can return the favor with a little spreadsheet help?

The programs should be able to read older versions, but I have seen Microsoft screw this up in the past. A couple ideas:

1) Rather than just double-clicking the file, or right-click and 'open', try going to your spreadsheet program and selecting File/Open from the menu of the spreadsheet program, and drill down to where the file is. You might have a problem where the file is not associated with your newer program - this should get around that.

2) Download LibreOffice. This is open source and free, and they will load just about anything (macros can be a problem though).

Home » LibreOffice

-kenc
__________________
kenc_zymurgy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Salt additions - Mash water or total volume? dirty_martini Brew Science 1 07-27-2011 09:31 PM
Vitamin C, 5.2 Mash Stabilizer, Brew Salt Additions & Interplay in H2O Chemistry Q's hafmpty Brew Science 11 02-05-2010 08:32 PM
mash out salt additions CrystallineEntity Brew Science 1 01-02-2010 05:12 PM
mash ratio for no-sparge JLem Brew Science 14 11-20-2009 06:11 PM