No Sparge Qns - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > No Sparge Qns

Thread Tools
Old 05-04-2012, 03:19 PM   #1
Dec 2009
Posts: 20

Hi there, Im planning a RIS no sparge brew in 2 weeks time after a porter than I'm brewing this weekend, so I can pitch the beer onto of the yeast cake.

My qns is, do i have to add more dark grains as well for the no sparge as I wld for all the other base and specialty malts? Wouldnt want to end up with a beer that has too much burnt flavour, or too little for that matter.

I was told that I should also scale up the roast malts as it should be across the board for all malts.


Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2012, 03:33 PM   #2
Jan 2011
oakland, california
Posts: 3,294
Liked 161 Times on 151 Posts

scale up the whole recipe to make up for the loss of efficiency. if you selectively scale up only some grains you will not have the same beer.

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BIAB: sparge versus no sparge msa8967 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 6 02-19-2012 09:12 PM
What is the point of batch sparge compared to no sparge? BetterSense All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 5 12-23-2011 10:09 PM
Batch Sparge, Sparge questions huge1s All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 17 09-09-2011 08:40 PM
Head Spinning: Fly Sparge, Batch Sparge, Hybrid Fly Sparge williamgardner All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 13 02-08-2010 04:07 PM
Is batch sparge AKA english sparge? FlyingSailor All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 14 12-30-2009 08:11 PM

Forum Jump