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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #60 on: December 27, 2010, 12:09:18 PM »
So you got more sugar into the fermenter than existed in the grain?  I knew you were good, Rob!
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #61 on: December 27, 2010, 05:13:16 PM »

As the guy who started this mess, my 109% was calculated as brewhouse efficiency, meaning that's the sugars I got into the fermenter.

No worries about the mess Rob... ;)...it's all been fun. ;D

What it all boils down to is that boiling does not increase efficiency!
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #62 on: December 27, 2010, 05:26:11 PM »
If I could get 109 angels, who work for Victoria, to dance around my fermenter, I'm sure the size of my efficiency would increase, but if not that, then something else. :D
« Last Edit: December 27, 2010, 05:36:22 PM by Mikey »

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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #63 on: December 27, 2010, 05:41:29 PM »
If I could get 109 angels, who work for Victoria, to dance around my fermenter, I'm sure the size of my efficiency would increase, but if not that, then something else. :D

<whisper mode on> Sshshhhhh...not so loud Mikey...I have my wife conveinced that the efficiency size dosen't matter, 'cause my efficiency is small (71% no sparge). Don't go giving her any ideas  :-X <whisper mode off>
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #64 on: December 27, 2010, 06:28:48 PM »
The efficiency is the same pre-boil or post-boil. So the boil has no effect AT ALL on efficiency because sugars are conserved.

Agreed.

I like to think of brewhouse efficiency in terms of:

brewhouse efficiency=conversion efficiency*lautering efficiency

because if we were all lucky enough to acheive 100% conversion AND also lauter every single drop....we would have 100% brewhouse effiency. Of course this is virtually impossible but it proves out the calculation.

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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #65 on: December 27, 2010, 06:37:07 PM »
Okay. I’ve managed to follow along so far, but somebody tell me…

Does boiling affect efficiency?  ???



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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #66 on: December 27, 2010, 06:40:44 PM »
No, boiling does not affect efficiency...  ;D

Mashouse efficiency is what you get out of the mash/lauter vs theoretical.

Brewhouse incorporates all the loses due to transfer.

Neither is affected by boiling... ;)
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #67 on: December 27, 2010, 06:48:26 PM »
Okay. I’ve managed to follow along so far, but somebody tell me…

Does boiling affect efficiency?  ???



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Boil time is not used to calculate efficiency. Boiling rate only affects the final volume of the wort.
« Last Edit: December 27, 2010, 06:50:52 PM by bluesman »
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #68 on: December 27, 2010, 06:56:06 PM »
Okay. I’ve managed to follow along so far, but somebody tell me…

Does boiling affect efficiency?  ???

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This might be the funniest post in a funny tread.  OK, I have have a few tonight. :)

Boiling has no influence on efficiency.
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #69 on: December 27, 2010, 07:01:22 PM »
If I could get 109 angels, who work for Victoria, to dance around my fermenter, I'm sure the size of my efficiency would increase, but if not that, then something else. :D

<whisper mode on> Sshshhhhh...not so loud Mikey...I have my wife conveinced that the efficiency size dosen't matter, 'cause my efficiency is small (71% no sparge). Don't go giving her any ideas  :-X <whisper mode off>

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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #70 on: December 27, 2010, 07:01:40 PM »
Okay. I’ve managed to follow along so far, but somebody tell me…

Does boiling affect efficiency?  ???

::)

This might be the funniest post in a funny tread.  OK, I have have a few tonight. :)

Boiling has no influence on efficiency.


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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #71 on: December 27, 2010, 07:48:11 PM »
Sounds like he needs needs some more ;D
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #72 on: December 29, 2010, 11:11:20 AM »
So you got more sugar into the fermenter than existed in the grain?  I knew you were good, Rob!

You should go visit De Konick, in Antwerp. They claim 130%!
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #73 on: December 29, 2010, 11:13:25 AM »
So you got more sugar into the fermenter than existed in the grain?  I knew you were good, Rob!

You should go visit De Konick, in Antwerp. They claim 130%!

That's how they make money, man.  They get 30% of the sugar back from every batch, so about every 3rd batch is free!   ;D
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Re: 109% Efficiency!
« Reply #74 on: December 29, 2010, 11:14:17 AM »
So you got more sugar into the fermenter than existed in the grain?  I knew you were good, Rob!

You should go visit De Konick, in Antwerp. They claim 130%!

That's how they make money, man.  They get 30% of the sugar back from every batch, so about every 3rd batch is free!   ;D

I'll bet they boil for a long time, too. ;)
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