First Batch Sparge - Efficiency Guess?

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First Batch Sparge - Efficiency Guess?

Postby tcguzzler » Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:13 pm

I'm planning to try batch sparging for the first time Saturday. Anyone have a suggestion for a first guess batch sparge efficiency if I have been getting 85% when fly sparging in the past?
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Postby slothrob » Fri Jul 06, 2007 12:11 am

If you collect similar volumes, you should get close to your typical efficiency.

I'd probably round down for the first one, just for a little insurance.
Plan on 75-80% but keep some extra hops on hand in case you get 85%.

I get 80% efficiency from my batch sparge system, but I know at least 3 people who hit 85% regularly.
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