#### beerhound28

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can someone explain how to figure out brewhouse effciency? I have a 10 gallon round igloo cooler with water supply braid

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can someone explain how to figure out brewhouse effciency? I have a 10 gallon round igloo cooler with water supply braid

Here is an article from Beersmith:

http://www.beersmith.com/blog/2008/10/26/brewhouse-efficiency-for-all-grain-beer-brewing/

Here is an online calculator: (edit changed calculator due to my mistake)

http://www.brewersfriend.com/brewhouse-efficiency

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cool thanks...so everytime a brew a new style with different OG..i would use this calculator before i put the data into beersmith?.in other words i have to change the brewhouse effciency on beersmth for different recipes..BHE is always different depending on wort volume ,OG, grain bill correct?..thank you

Here is an article from Beersmith:

http://www.beersmith.com/blog/2008/10/26/brewhouse-efficiency-for-all-grain-beer-brewing/

Here is an online calculator: (edit changed calculator due to my mistake)

http://www.brewersfriend.com/brewhouse-efficiency

When you get a recipe online or in a book it will have an efficiency assumption. You replace that assumption with your actual efficiency and change grain weights accordingly to hit the target OG with your brew system.

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Awesome...thanks alot ..i am pretty sure i understand now.. cheers

When you get a recipe online or in a book it will have an efficiency assumption. You replace that assumption with your actual efficiency and change grain weights accordingly to hit the target OG with your brew system.