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Old 03-13-2009, 07:47 PM   #1
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Default Two brews one mash

Thinking about doing the following.

Brew 1: Imperial IPA

Mash 21lbs of grain for 90 minutes at 151 using 7 gallons
Sparge with whatever is needed to get me 7 gallon total into boil kettle. Assuming 50% Efficiency I get an S.G of 1.079.

(Using same grain bed)
Brew two: Baby IPA

Then Sparge 7 gallons at 170 for 15 minutes
Sparge again till 7 gallons in boil kettle
Assuming 75% Efficiency I get about half the first brew or 1.040

Does anyone have any thoughts on doing this? Also, I usually get between 75% and 80% Efficiency, but I have never calculated runnings. Does the 50% Efficiency make sense on the first brew?



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Old 03-13-2009, 07:52 PM   #2
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Doing it the old timey way, huh? The second "weaker" beer used to be called a "small" beer. Sounds like fun, although the second beer wouldn't make the cut as an IPA, might just call it a pale ale.



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Old 03-13-2009, 08:12 PM   #3
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another thing you can do is to 'cap' the mash, and throw in a bit of something before your sparge to add a bit more body/fermentables to your smaller beer.

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Old 03-13-2009, 08:21 PM   #4
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There are some good threads on this. Search for "Partygyle".

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Old 03-13-2009, 08:23 PM   #5
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You can partygyle a IIPA and an IPA if you up the mash. Most partygyle brews are really more a 1/3 2/3 brew 1/3 big beer 2/3 little beer.



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