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Old 06-20-2012, 07:45 PM   #1
Jul 2010
Northern NJ
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If I brew a recipe whether a kit or found online and it says its calculated for a 5 gallon batch, does that mean that 5 gallons is measured as:

-Total volume in the fermenter including trub?


-Volume in the fermenter excluding trub, dry hop absorption, etc.?

I don't want to fall short on volume and have an excessively bitter beer.

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Old 06-20-2012, 08:02 PM   #2
May 2012
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Total volume including trub.
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:03 PM   #3
Jan 2012
Sierra Vista, AZ
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Total Volume including trub, fill it to the 5 gallon mark on your bucket

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