New Sparge Arm

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This week we received our new sparge arm which we purchased from morebeer.com. We noticed a big difference in the clarity of our wort. Because the grain bed was undisturbed during sparge the fine sediment was separated from the wort leaving a silty layer on the grain bed and a beautiful clean wort through to our kettle. This sparge arm also features a one way valve meaning that the wort can never travel back and into the Hot Liquor Tank (HLT). We can also control the flow from the ball valve on the sparge arm which will give our pump a longer life span. 

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