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Old 01-05-2014, 05:16 AM   #1
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Default How long does brew day take you?

I do all all grain and with clean up am usually done in 4 hrs usually.

What's your process length?

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Old 01-05-2014, 05:18 AM   #2
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Same for me, about four hours from setup to clean up.

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Old 01-05-2014, 05:25 AM   #3
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I assume you guys have propane burners? If I'm running all-grain, working with my stovetop I end up @ 6-7 hours from start to finish.

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Old 01-05-2014, 05:27 AM   #4
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Yep, SQ14 bayou classic. Batch sparge as well with usually a 60 minute boil.

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Old 01-05-2014, 05:30 AM   #5
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4 ish hours is about right.

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Old 01-05-2014, 05:31 AM   #6
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Yep, SQ14 bayou classic. Batch sparge as well with usually a 60 minute boil.
Oh man. Time to take the dive.
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Old 01-05-2014, 05:32 AM   #7
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I am NEVER that efficient! I'm usually at 6 or more...if I'm brewing outside it's hauling out my rig and then clean up that gets me. If I'm brewing inside it's the longer boil & chilling time that gets me. I'm sure I could get it lower if I was very focused and organized, but alas, I'm not very focused and organized!

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Yep, SQ14 bayou classic. Batch sparge as well with usually a 60 minute boil.
Same here. Got it for $50 with free shipping to the store from Ace! Great burner. I have since cannibalized it to put the burner into my stand, but I'm about to put it back and install another burner on the stand.
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I use to try to get done as fast as possible and was probably around 4hrs but now I would rather be lazy and now it takes me better part of the day. I weigh grain then chill then weigh hops and chill then measure water and chill and so on and so fourth till I finally finish lol!

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Between 4-5 hrs, All Grain on stove top. The key is to keep busy during any down time, I wash and sanitize everything as soon as I'm finished using it.

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