Home Brew Forums

Home Brew Forums (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum.php)
-   All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f36/)
-   -   Parti-Gyle Question? (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f36/parti-gyle-question-336949/)

Biscostew 06-22-2012 01:42 AM

Parti-Gyle Question?
 
I originally posted this in the general technique area but had no luck, hoping someone can help me out here with this as I plan on brewing this Sunday.

I plan on doing my first parti-gyle this weekend and have a question about the second runnings. My plan is to brew a wee heavy with an initial grain bill of about 26 lbs. Im going to be mashing with about 11.25 gal of water and according to beersmith I will be left with around 8.16 gal after the mash. I am not planning on doing a sparge.

For my second batch Im going to add about 1.75 lbs of brown malt and mash for 20 mins. My question is how much sparge water should I add to the second mash for the second beer? Should I plan for a 5 gallon batch or a full 10 gallon? Being this is my first time parti-gyle id rather air on the side of caution and not pick up a bunch of tannins in the second beer from over sparging.

Any help/insight would be greatly appreciated

Ply318ci 06-22-2012 03:18 AM

When i did my parti-gyle I just sparged enough to collect an equal amount to the first runnings. So if you got around 8 gallons for the first runnings Sparge till you get the same amount for the second runnings. Worked for me just my .02


All times are GMT. The time now is 09:48 PM.

Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.