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WaltG

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So recently had to start going online for ingredients and noticed efficiency going up which I attributed to having my own grain mill but then came up at 97% eff so I thought maybe the 10lb bags of grain from morebeer are more than 10lb.

Anyone ever weigh them?
 

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Here ya go.









So, yeah, 10ish pounds each (the bag probably weighs an ounce).

The only calibration weights I have are for use with reloading scales. The heaviest one weighs 50 g. On my cheap-ass kitchen scale that weight shows 51 g. Scaled up to 10 lbs at about half a gram heavy per oz my scale would be pretty optimistic so those bags might be a few ounces lighter on an accurate scale.
 
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My experience is that they're pretty close, as the above graphics suggest.
 

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I don't recall ever getting grains in the exact weight I needed for a recipe, so unless they came in under the weight I needed, I'd never know.

I weight each grain type on brew day (or sometimes the night before) and put them all in one bag. Then I just have my "kit" ready to mill all in one bag.
 

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If your normal efficiency is 75-80 and one time you got 97 I would be looking at your math and hydrometer first...
 
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