High OG mashing

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craigbayne
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High OG mashing

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Hey,

I'm using a 50L model and trying to hit about 9% OG.

I know I could mash once and hit 4.5%, then mash again with more grain to take it up to hit 9%. But I was wondering if anyone has any other tips or tricks.

Ultimately, I'm hoping to end up with 100 litres of 9% wort, so double mashing it all might take quite a while...

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Cristian
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Model: 20 litres (2015)
Location: Vienna

Re: High OG mashing

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what do you mean by 4.5% and 9% OG? (in terms of gravity)

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mashy
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Model: 20 litres
Location: Mercia

Re: High OG mashing

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Just checking

You want to get 100l of 9% beer from as few runs as possible?

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Bigstew
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Model: 20 litres
Location: Canterbury, England.

Re: High OG mashing

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Try an overnight mash. I tend to get 95% efficiency with an overnight mash, do a double mash with the second one overnight. On my first strong Belgain ale it rocked in at 11.5% with 12 kg of grain (did two 6kg mashes in a 20 litre,).

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