Originally Posted by THEDIETZ
My questions is about the mash out? After I have my mash in for approx an hour do I then drain the wort and then add the mash out water or do I add my mash out water to the mash-tun with my mash in water and drain it all at one time??
You can do it that way with 2 equal hotter sparges. 1 sparge at 185F and the second one at 170F. Be sure to stir and recirculate. Only collect the pre-boil volume needed.
If you Fly sparge and have the room in your mash-tun you can slowly add boiling water while stirring until you reach 170F. Recirculate and sparge with 170F water. Only collect the pre-boil volume needed.
If your mash-tun is almost full then you need to do a decoction of part of the mash liquid only and bring that liquid to a boil and add as needed while stirring to the mash-tun to reach 170F. Recirculate and sparge with 170F water. Only collect the pre-boil volume needed.
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