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Old 11-21-2009, 03:44 AM   #1
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Started an extract batch about an hour and a half ago. I put the steeping bag in and it's still not at 155 degrees... It's in a turkey fryer with 5 gallons of water. Not really sure why it's not raising temp faster than it is. It's an extract recipe and the grains are 1.5 lbs of Crystal 15L and 8 oz of honey malt... What should I do? SHould I wait for it to get to 160 before I pull it or should I pull it now?


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Old 11-21-2009, 03:53 AM   #2
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You'll be fine either way, you're safe until you hit 170. I looked up the weather in Newington, CT, is it really around 45 degrees outside? This is the reason I am going to insulate my cheap pot.


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Old 11-21-2009, 03:58 AM   #3
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Wish I was brewing right now! (Jealous)

HillBilly is right, it doesn't really matter, just get them out before 170
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Old 11-21-2009, 04:03 AM   #4
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I figured out what was wrong... I had a partially clogged propane line... it's fixed..
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And yes.. it's 45....
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its 47F hear, and 100k btus is workin gettin this 10 gallons of 60F water to boil *water heater is nat gas so i cant use it.. im on lp.


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