Originally Posted by Trappist Artist
In How to Brew the author suggests 2 gal to 1lb of grain. This seems way higher that what you guys use. Am I way off or something? What kind of problems come with the mash being too thin?
2 gallons to one pound isn't right; you'd be collecting twenty gallons of runnings without even sparging on a small batch. Are you thinking of 2 quarts per pound? That's a rule-of-thumb I've heard for sparging, but for mashing, that's very thin.