Originally Posted by TheJadedDog
I aim for 5.5 in the primary and usually end up with around 5 drinkable.
I think most recipes that say 5 gallons are aimed at ending with 5 gallons in the primary.
I usually shoot to have 5.5 gallons in the kettle at the end, and transfer about 5.25 or so to the primary.
So I adjust recipes accordingly.