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Old 10-16-2010, 02:58 AM   #1
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Default Mash-tun size revisited

Hi all....I know there's a chart from a past post that Bobby M posted about what size mash-tun one needs for a given brew size, but I still have a question. Should a 5 gallon rubbermaid cooler be big enough for a 9# grain bill using a 1.5 gal water-to-grain/pound ratio? Oh, ...I batch sparge..not sure if that info is needed. Thanks

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Old 10-16-2010, 03:05 AM   #2
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I started brewing 69 days ago, 35 gal so far. SWMBO hasnt complained yet! Better than the hookers, gambling, and crack I used to do, I guess.
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btw yes it is big enough

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Old 10-17-2010, 04:03 PM   #4
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I rock the 5 gallon Gott MLT and can fit 12.5lbs of grain @ 1.25qt/lb. Barely.

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