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Old 02-16-2013, 06:51 PM   #1
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I turn my burner down low enough so that my wort is barely boiling. My thinking is that 212 degrees is 212 degrees, and all I'm doing with a vigorous boil is wasting more propane and generating more boil-off.

Am I correct in my thinking?

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Old 02-16-2013, 06:55 PM   #2
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Jamil Z agrees with you. according to his wisdom you want churn/movement in there, but not a violent volcano.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:01 PM   #3
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+1. 212 is 212. No need to reduce volume by overdoing it.

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