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Old 02-25-2012, 12:11 AM   #1
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Mashing grains right now. Beersmith told me to stoke with 166 degree water to hit a 152, which was right on. It's telling me to sparge with 186 degrees, which seems a bit high to me. Any input?

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Old 02-25-2012, 12:13 AM   #2
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not enough info. What is your strike and sparge volume and what is your grain bill?

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Old 02-25-2012, 12:15 AM   #3
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13 pounds of grain, striked with 4 gallons. Want to batch sparge twice with 2.25 gallons each rinse

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Old 02-25-2012, 12:17 AM   #4
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both sparge vols @ 186?

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Yes, sounds ok? Or too high?

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That first sparge is going to take it up to about ~162 and the second sparge to ~172. Sounds about right to me. Maybe a little high.

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Ok, I'll go with it... Thanks for the input. Collecting first rubbings now. Cheers!!

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Old 02-25-2012, 12:25 AM   #8
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Runnings... Damn auto correct

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