for batch sparging, let it drain as fast as it can, without getting bits of grain. my SS braid lets tiny grain bits thru unless I only open my ball valve on the MLT about 75-80%
add sparge water, stir, wait 5 mins, vorlauf, then let er rip.
Primary: English Mild
On tap: Pale Ale, Lancelot's Wheat, English Brown Ale, Steam Beer, HoovNuts IPA
Bottled: MOAM, Braggot, Raspberry Melomel, Merlot, Apfelwein, Pyment, Sweet mead, Cabernet
Gal in 2009: 27, Gal in 2010: 34, Gal in 2011: 13, Gal in 2012: 10