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  • verb Present participle of sparge.

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Examples

  • Once you've absorbed the brewers' jargon, stocked up on the necessary equipment and swallowed a digestible dose of the relevant science, you'll be working with wort, mastering malt, sparging your grains, differentiating stouts from pilsners and pairing your swills with anything from swine to spiced pear tart.

    Bits and Bites: News You Can Eat

  • To treat the 2008 vintage, winemakers here also turned to high-tech filtering systems like reverse osmosis, where wine is run through a machine that temporarily separates the "red" from the wine, and "sparging," a process that injects gases such as carbon dioxide into the liquid.

    Sipping These Wines Is Like Smoking and Drinking at the Same Time

  • Unless you care about sparging, the history of barleywines and old ales is kind of lame.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • So, what sparging does is this: the brewer calculates what's the minimum amount of water that she can use to get the grains to release all of their sugars, then how much more water does she need to add to get it off of the grain kernel itself and have the final water level equal to what she needs.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Unless you care about sparging, the history of barleywines and old ales is kind of lame.

    The English Barleywine and the Old Ale

  • The traditional British practice of repeating the mash/lauter process several times also known as batch sparging, instead of continuous sparging, eliminates this problem altogether.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The traditional British practice of repeating the mash/lauter process several times also known as batch sparging, instead of continuous sparging, eliminates this problem altogether.

    Hey Barkeep! Have You Heard Of This High-Gravity Brewing Thing?

  • So, what sparging does is this: the brewer calculates what's the minimum amount of water that she can use to get the grains to release all of their sugars, then how much more water does she need to add to get it off of the grain kernel itself and have the final water level equal to what she needs.

    The English Barleywine and the Old Ale

  • In other words, the reduction in volume comes primarily from sparging less.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In other words, the reduction in volume comes primarily from sparging less.

    Hey Barkeep! Have You Heard Of This High-Gravity Brewing Thing?

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