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Old 12-09-2006, 12:32 AM   #1
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Brewed my 6th AG batch today and for the first time my OG was higher than the predicted one .I used the Beertools calculater which assumed a 72percent efficiency.Does this mean my efficiency was better than that?This is a good thing right?I felt good about this batch .
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Old 12-09-2006, 01:25 AM   #2
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Sounds like you're doing things right.

Congrats.

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Old 12-09-2006, 04:06 AM   #3
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Yep, you got better than 72%. Now try to mimic that every time, and you'll be able to get a standard number, then you can plan all of your recipes almost exactly.

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You're doing fine. Most of the time I hit 70-75%, but I've gone higher with decoctions.

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