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Old 08-30-2010, 10:05 AM   #1
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When do you start recirculating the mash ?
Do you start the pump immediately after dough-in or do you wait for the grain bed to settle ?


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Old 08-30-2010, 10:25 AM   #2
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I typically start re-circ after I stirred in, give the bed a few minutes to settle and the temperature to even out, then start. All total this may be 5-10 minutes. No real concrete answer here, but simply don't rush; relax and when you are ready then start. A few minutes either direction isn't going to matter.
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