Originally Posted by RM-MN
How much grain did you have in it? The biggest beer I have made in my 7.5 gallon turkey fryer had an OG of 1.072 and I didn't feel like the grain was cramped in a paint strainer bag. I hadn't intended to get such a high OG but my efficiency was much above what I had expected.
I think I will try my paint strainers for my first batch and see how it goes. I'll have around 12.5 lbs of grain for an IPA in it. I'm looking to upgrade my pot at some point, so I'll try to hold off on a wilserbrewer bag until I know what size I need.