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Old 02-20-2013, 03:29 AM   #11
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One question actually. When I input my data into iBrewmaster following your directions, My mash temp stays the same as yours(154 F) But it says to add 31 quarts of water at 156 F. I see that yours is 161 F. How did that work?

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Never mind, I answered my own question while playing around with it.
Glad you figured it out. I didn't know.
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:28 PM   #12
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Glad you figured it out. I didn't know.
Once I saved the recipe it changed to the correct temp.
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:56 AM   #13
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Cool, thanks for sharing this.

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Old 04-09-2013, 01:08 PM   #14
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Does this method accurately predict your starting temperature for you? It worked well getting my volume close, but the temperature was way off. It predicted ~163F for a mash of 152F, but my temp dropped less than 5 degrees so it took me awhile to get down to where i wanted to be. Did I do something wrong or is it my process?

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Does this method accurately predict your starting temperature for you? It worked well getting my volume close, but the temperature was way off. It predicted ~163F for a mash of 152F, but my temp dropped less than 5 degrees so it took me awhile to get down to where i wanted to be. Did I do something wrong or is it my process?
Well I also have to stir a good bit using this method. I don't have good notes to say what the temp is after stirring in the grains the first time. The temperature has never come out too low which is a good thing.
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Old 04-09-2013, 02:00 PM   #16
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Does this method accurately predict your starting temperature for you? It worked well getting my volume close, but the temperature was way off. It predicted ~163F for a mash of 152F, but my temp dropped less than 5 degrees so it took me awhile to get down to where i wanted to be. Did I do something wrong or is it my process?
My starting temp was pretty close. Maybe you need to change something in the BIAB profile?
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Old 04-09-2013, 07:32 PM   #17
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Can't find that brings the strike temp down. My numbers come out similar to what the OP has in his screen shots, so I think my profile is the same. If nothing else, at least I can get a volume from this method.

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Old 04-09-2013, 10:31 PM   #18
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Check the "Mash Tun Temp Loss" setting in the mash profile you are using. This value gets added to the strike temp. So lowering it will lower the strike temp. I have mine set at 3F. I like it high because it forces me to stir a lot to get the temp down to my correct mash temp. Stirring more is good for efficiency.

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Old 04-10-2013, 12:17 AM   #19
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Ok I see what you mean. Mine was still at the default of 2 so not enough to bring me down. This was only my first batch using this setup so I think I need to do a couple more to get a better feel for it. I also see your point about stirring I'm sure that helped me get a decent efficiency.

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Thanks to the OP, I had been trying to figure out a way to do this when I stumbled on the thread!

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