Originally Posted by Tipharet
Great this was the exact thing I was looking for. All the other calculators were 404. So I would be pushing it. 6 gallons seems reasonable.
Another question? Is it best to sparge or top of a carboy to meet 5 gallons?
Sparging is the "best" way, because if you top off you'll dilute your wort. It's ok to do that if your OG is way high but otherwise, I'd sparge to my boil volume if it at all possible.