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Gas range 9 12.50%
Electric range 11 15.28%
Turkey cooker 40 55.56%
Propane hybrid type of thing 12 16.67%
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Old 12-29-2006, 03:42 AM   #1
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What do you boil your wort on?

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Old 12-29-2006, 03:44 AM   #2
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Propane. Bayou Classic Banjo Cooker. 210k IBUs.

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Old 12-29-2006, 03:51 AM   #3
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I built my own burners so I have basically 2 flame throwers under each kettle. MAJOR BTUs and low costs. "I love the smell of propane in the morning. It reminds me of brewing..."

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Electric but it really does give me the sh1ts.
Getting new kitchen new year (hopefully) and the gas stove I get will have a HUGE burner on it. ...wonder what the output of the wok burners are. (Ideal would be the burners in the chinese takeaways! they are HOT)

EDIT : just googled wok burners and it looks like 40-60K range. Could be possible!

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200,000+ BTUs on natural gas, baby!

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looking at that - my idea of a wok burner looks like a match flame. Plus if there was boil over that would be bad in the (new) kitchen

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How many times you gonna post that pic, Yuri?







Not that I'm complaining - that thing is friggin' awesome!

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I use our kitchen gas range.The 2 right hand burners each swivel in for big kettles or griddles i suppose.We use a 58qt SS pot(16"dia) and it works pretty good.We boil 7.5 gals of wort and i just have to cover it up halfway with the lid for a good violent boil.I love being able to do the whole works in the kitchen without having to lug any liquids around.Not to mention that I can brew anytime indoors without dealing with the weather,especially this time of year.
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How many times you gonna post that pic, Yuri?
This is only twice...or maybe thrice...

It just seemed appropriate...and I like it....so there.
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Turkey cooker, outside at any temp down to minus10, then I retreat to the garage. Plus all the cold makes a real good chiller. Just stomp a hole in a snowbank and plunk it in.

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