Originally Posted by wildwest450
Way to much. I have to throttle back on a 13.5 gallon boil with 4500 watts.
2 2000 watt elements for about a 13-14 gallon boil. I have a heat stick in reserve, but I mostly just go with the elements.
I think 4000w is about perfect for this much liquid. I doubt you'd need to throttle it back even with 10-11 gallons. Just a bit more vigorous, but still fine in my book.
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