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I'm brewing a batch, starting with 7 gallons. It's been boiling for almost 90 minutes and it hasn't boiled down that much. maybe a half gallon. Where I'm boiling the wort is very windy. I add some metal around the fryer to help, but it's not..I have 15 minutes left..WTF..Any suggestions.
 
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I'm brewing a batch, starting with 7 gallons. It's been boiling for almost 90 minutes and it hasn't boiled down that much. maybe a half gallon. Where I'm boiling the wort is very windy. I add some metal around the fryer to help, but it's not..I have 15 minutes left..WTF..Any suggestions.
Wow, I usually boil off almost two gallons in an hour. Is this a very narrow pot?

You could point a fan at the surface of the boiling wort to help carry vapor off. Otherwise, just do whatever you can to get the boil as vigorous as possible.
 

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yeah, you'll end up under your gravity when you pitch if you don't boil it off but that might not be a bad thing. What's your recipe? Starting gravity? Style?
 
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When I emptied my keggle there was maybe 1/2-3/4 gallon left. I brewed BM's Cent blonde recipe. The recipes OG was 1.038. Mine was 1.044. I guess it is ok. Over the course of the 90 min boil it didn't seem like it was a rolling boil most of the time. It just seemed kinda stagnate. I hope it was enough.

It was a very windy day. I usually put some metal shething around the burner to help from the wind. Today it kept falling down.
 
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