I'm sure you're correct but I was only referring to the possible origin of the word in terms of it's 'overall' meaning not in it's then possible adapation specifically for use in brewing. All interesting stuff though!IPA wrote: ↑Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:15 amCorrect but they were not sparging their grain in 97AD. Nor were we. I stand to be corrected but I believe that sparging in the British Isles started in Scotland. And with the Scots closeness to the French ( The auld alliance ) it would be probable that it came from the French who had previously taken it from the latin.
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