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Old 10-12-2008, 02:53 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by smizak View Post
Yes I did, dumped in 185 degree water and let it chill for half on hour, then opened it and let it come to mash temp. I only used 3.75 gal, so I guess it works better than I thought.

Do you guys ever compensate for the temp drop? Say if it drops 2 degrees, mash in a degree higher than your goal so the average temp is at your rest temp?
No I don't but once I hit my target temp it doesn't drop. If it did I would try wrappng it in towels or keeping it in a warmer spot or something. 2 degrees isn't a heck of a lot though really. With grain you probably won't see any drop worth noting.

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