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tnbrewer371

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Ive been using really hot sparge water and getting great efficiency and no bad side affects...thoughts...


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I thought hot sparge water the common practice.....
 

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How hot is really hot? Hot tap water is really hot on my hands, but is not even the best temp for mashing.
 

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As long as your pH is right, you can use boiling water in your sparge with no ill effects. You will notice a little bump on the efficiency as hotter water can dissolve more sugars.
 
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yah i typically bring my sparge water close to boiling and it cools ten degrees or so before I start to use it... and yes the eff bump is super nice!


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