Questions tagged [mash-thickness]

Mash thickness is the amount of mash liquor relative to the grist. A thick mash has relatively less water, while a thin mash has more. Mash thicknesses from 1-2.5 qt/lb (ca. 2-4.5 l/kg) are common, with a typical ratio being 1.25-1.5qt/lb (2.5-3.2 l/kg)

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Thick vs thin mashes

To begin with, my understanding of a "thin" mash is a mash that is more watered down than it "ought" to be; and that a "thick" mash is one that is not diluted with enough ...
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Importance of Mash and Sparge Water Volumes using Batch Sparge

I'm new to all grain brewing and one of the things I haven't been able to find much information on is the importance of water volumes for the mash and sparge steps. There are a lot of calculators ...
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When formulating an AG recipe, how do you determine mash thickness?

I just did my first AG brew today. It went very well! My question comes with the mash. I know normally, you determine your mash thickness with 1.25-1.5 quarts per pound of grain. If I were to use, ...
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Does mash thickness make a difference in any calculations?

I am looking to do my first partial mash and I have been seeing instructions for using a mash thickness anywhere from 1 to 1.5 quarts of water per pound (per 450g). What does the thickness of a mash ...