Originally Posted by Transamguy77
I use a converted keg with a false bottom and fly sparge, I get around 80% efficiency consistantly. I have never tried batch sparging so I can't comment on if that will help but I would look at your crush and make sure that is not your issue. I have my own mill and have always milled my own so i can control the crush and eliminate that as a factor.
I think my biggest problem was temperature control. I lost way too much heat. I'll probably go back to my keggle once I figure out a temperature controller. But until then I'll simply with a cooler.
Thanks for the advice everyone