15 gallon ss brewtech kettle good for 5 gallon batches?

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15 gallon ss brewtech kettle good for 5 gallon batches?

Post by chimlonvn » Mon May 15, 2017 7:24 pm

I recently purchased the SS brewtech 15 gallon kettle with the intention of doing 10 gallon batches.. but due to lack of carboys, I can only hold so much beer at a time. Has anybody has experience doing 5 gallon batches with a BK like this or similar? I'm not concerned with the thermometer placement, just performance, I'm sure it would be fine just looking for opinions on doing 5 gallon batches in a 15 gallon kettle.. also opinions on the 15 gallon kettle as I'm aware it's cutting it pretty close for doing 10 gallon batches

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Re: 15 gallon ss brewtech kettle good for 5 gallon batches?

Post by Brewtime » Tue May 16, 2017 5:58 am

chimlonvn wrote:I recently purchased the SS brewtech 15 gallon kettle with the intention of doing 10 gallon batches.. but due to lack of carboys, I can only hold so much beer at a time. Has anybody has experience doing 5 gallon batches with a BK like this or similar? I'm not concerned with the thermometer placement, just performance, I'm sure it would be fine just looking for opinions on doing 5 gallon batches in a 15 gallon kettle.. also opinions on the 15 gallon kettle as I'm aware it's cutting it pretty close for doing 10 gallon batches
I have a 15 gallon Sankey and make 5 gallons all the time
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Re: 15 gallon ss brewtech kettle good for 5 gallon batches?

Post by tookalisten » Tue May 16, 2017 5:42 pm

I too have a 15 gallon kettle and do both 5 and 10 gallon batches in it. No problem.
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