Originally Posted by wilserbrewer
With a really well insulated kettle, it might work but be painfully slow. If your kitchen has two 20 amp 120v circuits you could use two 2000w elements and do 10 gallons.
I do this. 4000w is perfect for a 10 gallon batch, IMO.
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