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Old 08-28-2012, 12:19 AM   #11
Jul 2011
Glenview, IL
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Originally Posted by ReverseApacheMaster
Sounds like you are not accounting for grain absorption.
You can figure approximately 0.125gal/lb for absorption I believe
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:14 PM   #12
Oct 2011
St. Louis, MO
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I was. However I wasn't accounting for the 1/2 gallon of LME that was no longer being added to the boil. Third batch was spot-on.

Thanks for the ideas.
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