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Old 01-08-2012, 11:22 PM   #11
May 2009
Los Angeles
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Originally Posted by A4J View Post
Are you asking about using the pot for you mash tun? It's a little on the small side but do-able. It's too small to boil 5 gallons.
I don't mean to disagree, but I have long, personal experience brewing in a 30qt aluminum pot and it is more than enough room to do 5 gallon boils. In fact, I have even done 6 gallons into the fermenter in mine. It is easier if you have some fermcap-s handy, but even without it many people successfully brew 5 gallon batches in one. You have to be careful about boilovers during the hot break, is all.

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