Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Going All Grain!
Thread Tools
Old 03-16-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 232
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts

Default Going All Grain!

Ok say we've made some solid extract kits thinking of going to all grain,but going to have to do 10 gallon batches. I have ALOT of questions! Think 10 gallons is doing too much for a beginner?

jessej122 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2013, 02:49 PM   #2
Ale's What Cures You!
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yooper's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: UP of Michigan
Posts: 66,317
Liked 6364 Times on 4533 Posts
Likes Given: 1720


Doing 10 gallons is no harder than doing 5 gallons- it's just the volume that changes and not the amount of work or the technique.

As long as your equipment is big enough to handle the 10 gallon batch, you'll be fine!

A 10 gallon cooler for the MLT can work, but it will limit you to about 1.065 OG beers. So, many people go bigger. You'd need a boil kettle of at least 15 gallons, but 20+ gallons would be better. Also, a way to chill that much wort is important!

I'm a weakling, so for my 10 gallon batches I feel like I need a pump, but I didn't for 5 gallon batches.
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

Follow me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
But I'm pretty boring so don't expect much!
Yooper is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hoppo's Rustic Motorized Grain Mill Cabinet and Grain Storage Bin Hoppopotomus Other 148 02-07-2013 09:30 PM
first all grain in awhile. I have questions. Mashing/grain ratio mistake Krausen89 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 5 10-02-2012 02:59 PM
Converting an all-grain recipe to extract+steeping grain Finn Extract Brewing 9 08-24-2010 11:55 PM
base grain to specialty malt grain ratios DudeBrew All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 7 02-08-2009 07:22 PM
Good Grain Absorption Factor and Water/Grain Ratio? Mr. Mojo Rising All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 8 03-13-2008 05:28 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads