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Old 10-28-2009, 10:06 PM   #1
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Lets say,after finishing the sparging proces i end up with 15L of wort,and i need to have around 30L so after boil will drop to 23L.Now is it better(or possible) to do more batch sparges (meaning more suger in wort and aromas)to get to the wanted volume of water, or its better to add needed water prior to boil?

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Old 10-28-2009, 10:23 PM   #2
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Are you doing a partial mash or is this all-grain?

I guess to take a stab at answering your question, additional sparging is possible. However, any more than two sparges will add very little to the efficiency of your wort (declining for each additional sparge).

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Old 10-29-2009, 12:42 AM   #3
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How long would additional sparge water need to sit to make this worthwhile? (Sorry to hijack OP's thread! Me so n00b to AG...)

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Old 10-29-2009, 01:58 PM   #4
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Are you doing a partial mash or is this all-grain?

I guess to take a stab at answering your question, additional sparging is possible. However, any more than two sparges will add very little to the efficiency of your wort (declining for each additional sparge).
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So that means its the same ,wheter to top off or not,or extra sparge or not


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How long would additional sparge water need to sit to make this worthwhile? (Sorry to hijack OP's thread! Me so n00b to AG...)
I guess around 10 mins or less.
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