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Old 08-18-2012, 10:13 PM   #1
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I'm struggling a bit with the exact size of a gallon and I really want to nail it down exactly. The conversion site I've been using lists three different gallons.

Is the US Liquid Gallon the one in common use for brewing? If so I've been brewing 6 gallon batches

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Old 08-18-2012, 10:21 PM   #2
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Yep, I believe that's the one.

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Old 08-19-2012, 01:24 AM   #3
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It depends on where your kits/recipies come from.

Obviously, the US uses the US gallon, which equals 128 US ounces. To make it more confusing, US ounces are different than Imperial.

If using recipies or kits from the UK, you need to use Imperial gallons. 1 Imperial gallon = 1.2 US gallons.

Most recipes on this site will be in US gallons.

Good luck.

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Old 08-19-2012, 07:03 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replies.

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1 US gallon = 3.785 liter

1 Imperial gallon = 4.546 liter

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Old 08-19-2012, 04:56 PM   #6
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1 US gallon = 3.785 liter

1 Imperial gallon = 4.546 liter
Thanks, those numbers solve that question.
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