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Old 01-29-2013, 11:49 PM   #51
Apr 2011
Perkasie, Pa
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I'm in the 4hr range for a 10 gallon AG batch from mill to clean up. When I did BIAB I was consistently 3.5 hrs start to finish, I've had 1 8 hour brew day/night, I found out propane freezes under 30 degrees and was trying for a double 10 gallon brew day I think if I had realized the propane issue sooner I could have shaved off 2hrs easily.

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Old 01-30-2013, 12:49 AM   #52
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Jul 2010
Harper Woods, Michigan
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7 hours for 15 gal batch start to clean up. Use a Pico system and 2 guy set up. Have had them last 10 because of stuck mash...
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Old 01-30-2013, 02:59 AM   #53
Sep 2010
Kelowna, B.C.
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The fastest brew day I had was just over 4 hours. It was a hefeweizen that turned out nasty! (go figure) I ended up dumping it...

Most of my batches take 5-6 hours as well.

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Old 01-30-2013, 03:07 AM   #54
Aug 2011
Basin, WY
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5 to 6 here too, but usually includes either a racking to secondary, bottling, or kegging now as well as a brew session.

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Old 01-30-2013, 04:56 AM   #55
Sep 2012
fredericksburg, va
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Takes me around 5 hours on average.

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Old 01-30-2013, 04:59 AM   #56
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4.5 hours for 11 gallons
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:01 AM   #57
Nov 2011
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It pretty much takes me 5 to 6 hrs each time. 90 minute boils seem to take a good chunk of that time.

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Old 01-30-2013, 05:23 AM   #58
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Oct 2012
Port Wentworth, GA
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I started heating my strike water at 4:30 pm and pitched my yeast around 10:15 pm. I did have a 75 min mash and two sparges that were longer than I planned because I was talking to neighbors.

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Old 01-30-2013, 05:25 AM   #59
Feb 2011
Brookhaven, Pa
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About 4 hours.....all grain, batch sparing start to finish.

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Old 01-30-2013, 11:27 AM   #60
Apr 2012
Nordstrand, Schleswig-Holstein
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6 hours from beginning the Mash until pitching the yeast

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