Off to a new start, first brew day in about 3 years.
Went over well, mashed in my grains and hit within 0.5F of my 152F target. The temp did drop 5F over the hour though, I’ll have to work on that a bit. Also I ended up with a 1.060 gravity and had expected 1.045! I am not sure of my final volume, and I can see now why that is fairly important in all grain brewing. Using 4.75 lbs of grain, and shooting for 2.5 gallons, I may have ended up with just 2 gallons, hence the higher reading? Also, I cannot calculate my efficiency now since I don’t know that final volume. I will fix that on my next batch.