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Old 12-03-2012, 09:25 PM   #61
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Using a 10 gallon round cooler with bazooka screen, grains crushed by Brewmasters Warehouse, my efficiency is usually between 75-80%. It depends a lot on gravity, though; for a 1.100 RIS I made recently, my efficiency was 63%.

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Old 12-03-2012, 11:07 PM   #62
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I got 86% yesterday. I usually get low 80's, I grind my own using a corona mill, and I do mostly small beers (45-55).

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Old 12-04-2012, 04:15 AM   #63
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80%+- a little
That's with adjusted water using a spreadsheet, and a corona mill crush. I use a mashout and single sparge.

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Old 12-05-2012, 12:25 AM   #64
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Ehh well it floated and had larger holes from the paddle hitting it, I brew strong, therefore i need strong equipment.
Still should have made no difference. I once had my braid come entirely loose. all the filtering was done by the grain itself. Took a while to vorlauf, but I ended up with the same efficiency I always do.
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:13 PM   #65
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So since I started this thread 3-1/2 weeks ago....I have brewed (3) batches.....

Looks like my total efficiency is hovering around 70% myself....

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Old 12-11-2012, 04:45 AM   #66
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76-80%, still working exacting my volume for different boil lengths.

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Old 12-11-2012, 11:49 AM   #67
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I should check mash efficiency but the brew house is fairly consistent at 75%.
Is it unusual for the mash efficiency and the brew house to be nearly the same?

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Old 12-11-2012, 03:47 PM   #68
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Most recently got 82% mash efficiency, with a double crush on the grain.

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Old 12-11-2012, 03:54 PM   #69
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Achieved 80%+ again with the double crush, but had a stuck sparge in the first runnings that i undid with the sparge. But runoff was really really slow. I think my stainless steel braid is being crushed

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Old 12-11-2012, 03:54 PM   #70
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I should check mash efficiency but the brew house is fairly consistent at 75%.
Is it unusual for the mash efficiency and the brew house to be nearly the same?
If you've properly accounted for volume losses, that's the way it should be.
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