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I have a question on scaling recipes up or down.... I have typically done 5 gallon batches but have built a new rig that will allow me to do 10 gallon batches now. I have searched for different recipes and most of them are for 5 gallons.... my question is can I just double everything and call it good or do I need more or less of certain ingredients to get the same results? I have been brewing for a few years now with probably 25 batches under my belt but have always just done 5 gallons... It is something I have been thinking of and as of yet have not found an answer.

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I have a question on scaling recipes up or down.... I have typically done 5 gallon batches but have built a new rig that will allow me to do 10 gallon batches now. I have searched for different recipes and most of them are for 5 gallons.... my question is can I just double everything and call it good or do I need more or less of certain ingredients to get the same results? I have been brewing for a few years now with probably 25 batches under my belt but have always just done 5 gallons... It is something I have been thinking of and as of yet have not found an answer.

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Basically, yes. The hops utilization isn't exactly linear, but it's really pretty darn close to just double the ingredients.
 
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Cool thanks! I did a little more searching after posting this thread and have pretty much found the same answers..... this is good information to know.
 
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