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Old 01-24-2012, 05:46 PM   #1
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Default Anybody brew 10g batches with a 2250w 110v ?

The jist of this is in the title - I usually brew 10g batches, and just wondered if anyone did it with 110v 2250w.. It would obviously be much easier/convienient to just plug it in in the kitchen than run a 220 line, but I wondered if it was even possible. Thanks for your help !!

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You won't generate enough heat to boil in a lifetime. For 10 gallons you will need 230v or make a heat stick to assist your stove.


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Old 01-24-2012, 07:53 PM   #3
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With a really well insulated kettle, it might work but be painfully slow. If your kitchen has two 20 amp 120v circuits you could use two 2000w elements and do 10 gallons.
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With a really well insulated kettle, it might work but be painfully slow. If your kitchen has two 20 amp 120v circuits you could use two 2000w elements and do 10 gallons.
I do this. 4000w is perfect for a 10 gallon batch, IMO.

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