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Offline HoosierBrew

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Re: Decreased efficiency observations?
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2014, 08:54:09 pm »
Mash efficiency + semi-accurate pre-boil volume is good enough for me.

Yep, agreed.
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Re: Decreased efficiency observations?
« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2014, 09:46:40 pm »
Mash efficiency + semi-accurate pre-boil volume is good enough for me.
Well your beer must not taste very accurate.

I might have to write that on a score sheet sometime. Flavor: "Low to medium low effeciancy calculation accuracy on the finish. Try using a calculator, or for an historic taste use an abacus. "

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Re: Decreased efficiency observations?
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2014, 03:33:48 pm »
It's difficult to tell from that picture, but I think you could probably crush a good deal harder than that.  Crush till you're scared.  Crush until you get a stuck sparge on a batch, then dial it back slightly.  Crush as hard as you can without getting a stuck sparge.  That's always the very first step in improving efficiency.

precisely what i did..im at .028 mil gap now. 88% is norm now.
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