# batch sparge

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1. ### Sparge Water Formula

Hello, does anyone have a complete batch sparge formula that includes the following parameters?: grain absorption dead space desired wort volume grist mash volume boil off during boiling (so we know what volume of wort we should have before boiling) Here's a formula I've been using so far...
2. ### Mash Out or Batch Sparge (cannot do both)?

I'm brewing a 12% abv Belgian Tripel soon that I've brewed a couple of times with good success. My mash tun isn't large enough to allow me to do a mash out AND a batch sparge so my question is...would it be better for the brew if I mash out and skip the batch sparge, or skip the mash out and do...
3. ### Take the guessing out of efficiency Part 3

As I explained in the first article, efficiency is defined as the amount of extract present in the wort divided by the total possible amount of extract. This can be divided into different kinds of efficiencies that can be calculated such as conversion, lautering and brewhouse efficiency. Here is...
4. ### Take the guessing out of efficiency Part 2

Note: This is the second article in a series of 3. The link to the first one is here https://www.homebrewtalk.com/entries/take-the-guessing-out-of-efficiency.html In this article, I will explain how to calculate extract content of wort and sparging volumes. Conversion efficiency, as previously...
5. ### Take the guessing out of efficiency

When creating all-grain recipes, whatever program you use will ask to input an efficiency to calculate the OG of the beer. But what value do you enter? In BYO, they use a nominal extract efficiency of 65%. In general people are told that with experience and good brewing practices you should...
6. ### Take the guessing out of efficiency Part 3

As I explained in the first article, efficiency is defined as the amount of extract present in the wort divided by the total possible amount of extract. This can be divided into different kinds of efficiencies that can be calculated such as conversion, lautering and brewhouse efficiency. Here is...
7. ### Take the guessing out of efficiency Part 2

Note: This is the second article in a series of 3. The link to the first one is here https://www.homebrewtalk.com/entries/take-the-guessing-out-of-efficiency.html In this article, I will explain how to calculate extract content of wort and sparging volumes. Conversion efficiency, as previously...
8. ### Take the guessing out of efficiency

When creating all-grain recipes, whatever program you use will ask to input an efficiency to calculate the OG of the beer. But what value do you enter? In BYO, they use a nominal extract efficiency of 65%. In general people are told that with experience and good brewing practices you should...