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Old 07-02-2012, 01:54 PM   #1
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May 2010
Amish Country, PA
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I've done several BIAB mashes where Beersmith had told me I'd have a large enough kettle and I ran over. So, last night I filled my 10 gallon pot up using gallon jugs. Turns out my 10 gallon pot only holds about 9.25 gal. Frustrating, but more incentive to upgrade to a keggle.
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:48 PM   #2
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Kind of like a 16 GB flash drive has only 15.something. Or an 8GB ipod has 7.something. Rounding (although they are missing the .5 rule)!

I have never measured mine but I have a feeling its only 9 ish also. I just keep my boils to 7.5-8. This allows for the hot break and aggressive boil. But, I do 5-5.5 gal batches.

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