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Old 11-07-2010, 09:11 PM   #1
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Hi every one! I'm new to the forums and somewhat new to home brewing. My friend and I have been looking up all grain recipes online.

My question is, what does it mean when they say "1#"? is it like a measuring unit? and what does it equal?

Usually I would just skip the recipe and look for another one, but I found one for an I.B.A. that says "Prepare starter and step-up at least twice or as necessary. 1.25 quarts filtered water per 1 # grain."

The total weight of grain is 12.50 lbs, and a 5 gallon batch.

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Old 11-07-2010, 09:13 PM   #2
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# = pound...

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# means Pound or LB.

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Old 11-07-2010, 09:19 PM   #4
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great, thanks. Just wanted to make sure I got things right

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