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Old 12-28-2008, 06:22 PM   #1
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Any thoughts about stirring before initial vorlauf/runnings (batch sparge)? I have read different techniques from folks here and see it both ways.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:29 PM   #2
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I don't bother as I tend to stir the mash every 15 minutes of so.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:38 PM   #3
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Quote:
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I don't bother as I tend to stir the mash every 15 minutes of so.
+1 to this
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:18 PM   #4
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I always give it a good stir, don't think it probably matters a whole bunch. I do stir once or twice during the mash too.

 
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:39 PM   #5
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Thanks for the replies.
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