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Old 01-04-2012, 08:22 PM   #21
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I brew on a propane burner outside. I am not sure how many BTU's it puts out. What do you think?


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Old 01-04-2012, 09:19 PM   #22
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I have a 22,000 BTU burner. Is that enough for a 11 gallon boil?
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You may be able to boil 6 gallons, though.
6 gallons easy, but I'd wager 11 gallons is too much. I use a 10G Boilermaker on a 14k BTU NG kitchen stove and it gets 7+ gallons preboil boiling no problem. Granted, it's not a earth-shaking boil, but it's rolling.

My stove has 4 burners - two regular 9k BTU, one small low-btu one, and a high-output 14k BTU burner. I do my brewing on that one.

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