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Old 09-12-2008, 04:24 PM   #21
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Sherpa, surely you fly into Dover, DE from time to time. Next time let me know and I'll show you how I get 90+ everytime. Matter of fact, when I started brewing, I brewed with recipes set to "mid" level efficiency. My OGs always ended up WAY high. It took me a while to realize/admit that my efficiency is high. I've even tried to tempt fate by sparging quickly (valve open full-bore) and I just can't seem to get under 90.
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Old 09-12-2008, 04:40 PM   #22
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what temp are you sparging at? it made a diff when i starterd using 180 or so sparge water
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:06 PM   #23
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Sherpa, surely you fly into Dover, DE from time to time. Next time let me know and I'll show you how I get 90+ everytime. Matter of fact, when I started brewing, I brewed with recipes set to "mid" level efficiency. My OGs always ended up WAY high. It took me a while to realize/admit that my efficiency is high. I've even tried to tempt fate by sparging quickly (valve open full-bore) and I just can't seem to get under 90.

Damn dude, that sucks...but I guess we all have our little crosses to bear...LOL
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:08 PM   #24
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You say sparge at 185 degrees, I do, and whaddya know it DOESNT work.
Erik,

I sparge at 185.
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Old 09-13-2008, 08:23 AM   #25
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wow, when you are hitting 50% thats pretty sad IMO. I get 70-80 all the time and I batch sparge

 
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