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10 gallon bev cooler

Postby johnnynothumb » Sun Apr 06, 2008 3:03 pm

does any know what is the max grain bill for a 10 gallon beverage cooler I am thinking about a large imperial IPA at around 35#s of grain with a 12 gallon boil and not sure if I am attempting to large of a grain bill
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Grain Bill

Postby KBrau » Sun Apr 06, 2008 3:58 pm

Even at around 1.1 quarts per pound of grain, you would end up at around 12 gallons of mash with a 35lbs grain bill. I think the max you can do in a 10 gallon cooler would be closer to 28lbs. Good luck.
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RE: 10 gallon bev cooler

Postby wottaguy » Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:44 pm

Well you can always brew a 5 gallon batch of the stuff and have enough room in your 10 gallon to do it with!

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Extract

Postby KBrau » Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:17 pm

You could also add some extract to the boil to make up for the grain that you couldn't add to the Mash.
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