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Old 08-10-2012, 11:15 PM   #1
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Default Do recipe's scale up or down in a linear way?

I searched for this, but couldn't find it . Maybe because its a dumb question. I am thinking of dropping from 5 gal to 2.5 gal batches so I can keep the pipeline stocked with a larger variety of brews (until I develop some house faves!).

Do recipes scale up and down in a linear way? Can I just cut 5 gal batch ingredients exactly in 1/2? Are there any exceptions?


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Old 08-10-2012, 11:16 PM   #2
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yes. linear. No exceptions.


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Old 08-10-2012, 11:17 PM   #3
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yes they scale at homebrew batch size.
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Perfect. Thanks!!
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