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Old 01-22-2013, 05:18 PM   #11
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For my 5 gal boils I loose less than 1/2 gal over a 60 min boil. Temp is usually around 210 degrees at the top of the wort and that is with a lid covering 80% of the pot.

I then cool, take a gravity reading and add water to bring OG up to what it should be. Been working out pretty good this way.


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For my 5 gal boils I loose less than 1/2 gal over a 60 min boil. Temp is usually around 210 degrees at the top of the wort and that is with a lid covering 80% of the pot.

I then cool, take a gravity reading and add water to bring OG up to what it should be. Been working out pretty good this way.
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