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Old 02-20-2012, 02:12 AM   #1
SwillyBilly
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How much grain is usually needed for a partial mash? 25%, 50%, 75%?

Is there a minimum?


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Old 02-20-2012, 03:13 AM   #2
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I don't think there are any set rules for how much to partial mash. I go by what I am comfortable with and what my system is able to handle. I have been using around 4-5 pounds of grain along with the dme or lme



 
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:12 PM   #3
SwillyBilly
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Thanks, kevokie
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:46 PM   #4
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I use as much grain as necessary to hit my OG and use 3 lbs of DME. That means I need 5-6 lbs of grain with a 60-70% efficiency on the mash.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:18 AM   #5
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Thanks. I wasnt sure if I would see a marked improvement at one percentage vs another.


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