Mashing

Questions related to Mashing

Efficiency Issues
Brewhouse efficiency is heavily scrutinized among brewers, as it is a demonstration of how well they are extracting sugars out of the Mash tun. 72% is a com...
Wed, 28 Nov, 2018 at 11:26 AM
Water to grist ratio
We recommend 1.33 quarts per lb of grain.
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 3:25 PM
Mash Schedule on Spike Turnkey System
Before starting your brew day, fill the HLT with the amount of sparge water needed for your batch of beer plus 2 gallons to account for lauter tun deadspace...
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 at 11:58 PM
Basic Water Chemistry
Another aspect of a healthy mash and flavorful beer is water chemistry. In general you want to hold your Mash pH between 5.2 - 5.6. This is the zone in ...
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018 at 11:41 AM
Recommended Mash Temperatures and Body/ABV
The temperature of you mash influences two things in your beer: body and ABV. In general, most homebrewing forums recommend hitting between 150-158 degrees,...
Tue, 17 Apr, 2018 at 12:09 PM