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Old 10-15-2012, 04:42 PM   #11
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Most kits being designed for partial boils are topped off to total volume in the fermenter to get within range of the listed OG as brewed.

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Old 10-15-2012, 04:44 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by chickypad

^This. Fewer times racking = less beer lost in my experience. Also check the markings on your bucket - one of mine is almost 1/2 gallon off.

Edit - I see it's not a pre-marked bucket. Still, would double check your measurements as Chad pointed out.
+1. Also, less racking means less chance of infection and oxidation.
Get a 6.5 gal like everyone says too!
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