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Old 10-22-2009, 06:28 PM   #1
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How much grain can I mash in a Keggle at 1.25qts/lb?
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Old 10-22-2009, 06:41 PM   #2
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A hell of a lot.

I think I could easily get 20 lbs of grain in my 10 gallon cooler, and a keggle is almost 15 gallons, so you should be able to go up to 30 lbs, I'd think.

This is not an fact, just my hunch.
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Old 10-22-2009, 06:43 PM   #3
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Volume is volume

http://www.blichmannengineering.com/...ilermaker.html

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Old 10-22-2009, 06:48 PM   #4
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Crap... Guess I'm just gonna have to back her down to 1qt/gallon.. 10 gallons of a big IPA with a 34# grain bill going on here.. Thanks for the help Guys... That blingmann link rocks..
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Old 10-22-2009, 06:49 PM   #5
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I did 32 lbs one time but that was pushing it to the extreme. Once it swelled it was right at the top.
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Old 10-22-2009, 07:04 PM   #6
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Well it's all in there.. Gotta couple of inches to spare.. Not gonna be able to use my float switch for sparging though..
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Old 10-22-2009, 08:44 PM   #7
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For the next time you need to know:

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Old 10-22-2009, 08:51 PM   #8
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Sweet! Thanks again for everyones quick responses.. Just started the sparge and first runnings on this thing are 25brix..
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