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Old 04-18-2010, 07:41 PM   #1
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Would like to know something simple. In the recipes, are you guys working with U.S or imperial gallons??? it has a change of 1 liter per gallon.

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Old 04-18-2010, 07:58 PM   #2
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US gallons I would expect. Everything from Europe, including recipes from England, I see using litres.
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Old 04-18-2010, 08:00 PM   #3
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Unless noted I think it's safe to say we're dealing with US gallons.

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Old 04-18-2010, 09:23 PM   #4
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The board is probably 90% USA, so unless it's Orfy's recipe, assume US gallons.
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Old 04-18-2010, 10:37 PM   #5
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I hate both tipes of gallons.

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Old 04-19-2010, 12:42 AM   #6
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How much is an Imperial gallon and who actually uses that measurement. Just wondering I have seen it in print before.
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Old 04-19-2010, 01:57 AM   #7
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5 imp gallons = 6 U.S. gallons

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Old 04-19-2010, 03:56 AM   #8
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I use US gallons and I assume the same measurement for everything I read here.
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Old 04-19-2010, 04:17 AM   #9
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A few times, people discuss things like The (Canadian) Brewhouse kits which use Imperial gallons, and that might lead to confusion. But almost always, it's US, with the occasional metric thrown in.

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Old 04-19-2010, 04:22 AM   #10
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100% of the time I assume US.
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