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JT

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Beer equip
« on: May 30, 2004, 08:49:40 AM »
What is the maximum Lbs / volume of grain oncan use in a 5 gal Gott mash tank? ???

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Re: Beer equip
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2004, 10:38:27 AM »
I believe it is around 13 lbs of grain in a 5 gallon gott if memory serves me right, with about 1.2 qt/lb of grain.  

You might be able to stuff another half pound in but it would be a very thick mash at that point.

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unclejack

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Re: Beer equip
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2004, 01:35:14 PM »
Most I've tried is 13# and it was a real strain to keep it floated and from getting stuck; I won't try that much again.

I have done a lot at 12# and never had a problem, so that's my magic number.

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Shakey_Dog

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Re: Beer equip
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2004, 12:15:28 PM »
I have done as much as 16 lbs and never had a problem.  It is thick but all the beer came out fine.

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Re: Beer equip
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2004, 01:03:05 PM »
my mash/lauter is 5 gall. round and at 16 lbs you would have a thick mash at around  .9 to 1

personally thats pushing it and you would be better off with a 10 gall mash/lauter tun.