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Calculating Efficiency manually using metric system

To start with, I'd figure out the yield as a percentage. I find this number way more useful, especially as maltsters generally provide a yield as a percentage on their analysis sheets. To do this, ...
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Home brewing for undergraduate study

Yes, there is a possibility to convert those starches into fermentable sugar, but it will depend on the source. With malt, the process of mashing consists in keeping the grain at a temperature to ...
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All-Grain to Extract and Steeping

So it looks like your source just took an all-grain recipe and converted by just taking the base grain and subbing in light DME, and then using ALL the flavor grains in a steep. Typically, one would ...
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Where do you find the degrees Lintner for a particular malt?

The Briess Typical Analysis Sheet might be of help. It lists Lovibond and Lintner for several Briess malts. It is from 2017, not sure how much things change over the seasons. If you give 'em a bunch ...
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Interpreting how diastatic power impacts the mash

Malting companies will provide the DP values for each malt (at least some do, ie: https://www.simpsonsmalt.co.uk/our-malts/finest-pale-ale-maris-otter/) The process of "roasting" malts (...
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Why has the Specific Gravity to Potential Alcohol conversions changed?

I was curious and poked around a little bit. I remembered reading that hydrometers were previously calibrated at 60°F, whereas nowadays they tend to be calibrated at 68°F. Brewer's Friend describes ...
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Calculating mash conversion efficiency using Brewers Friend calculator

I've punched your numbers in, and it looks like 26.5L is probably close to the right number. It's not a very clear calculator though, so I would recommend heading to http://braukaiser.com/wiki/index....
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Where does this DME/LME come from in "How to Brew"?

LME already has some liquid in it. Making the yield slightly less than DME per volume but much more exaggerated when measured by weight. While maltsters do thier best for consistency yields will vary ...
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Widget World to S30 Conversion

Ian, is this the kind of device you are looking for: http://brewingathome.co.uk/product/midget-widget-world-universal-barrel-hose/
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