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Old 09-14-2007, 10:57 PM   #1
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Why when I always make 5.5 gallon batches do some beers call for 6.3 gallon boils and others for 7 gallons in beersmith? Shouldn't the boil-off always be the same?

 
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Old 09-14-2007, 11:04 PM   #2
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There's boil-off, expected trub/break.

Boiloff rates can vary with the burner used, intensity of the boil and the relative humidity.
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Old 09-14-2007, 11:17 PM   #3
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Why when I always make 5.5 gallon batches do some beers call for 6.3 gallon boils and others for 7 gallons in beersmith? Shouldn't the boil-off always be the same?
Are you using the same equipment profile in Beersmith? It calculates boil-off rates and boil volumes from the equipment profile you enter.

 
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I wasn't sure if he was talking about his recipes or others.
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Old 09-14-2007, 11:55 PM   #5
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Thx Fly...my equip was different. Solved.

 
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Old 09-15-2007, 01:18 AM   #6
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I wasn't sure if he was talking about his recipes or others.
Ah -- oops, my bad. You're right.


EDIT: Double-oops -- scratch my last.
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