Author Topic: All Grain: Measured Pre-Boil Volume  (Read 2310 times)

Offline Hibs06

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All Grain: Measured Pre-Boil Volume
« on: December 06, 2011, 10:55:34 PM »
If when I transfer my wort to the boil kettle, and Beersmith says my pre-boil volume should be 12.92 gallons but it's only 11 gallons (example) should I add water to my boil kettle to reach the desired 12.92 gallon volume?  I'm guessing yes, I just want to make sure I'm not doing something wrong.

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Offline merfizle

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Re: All Grain: Measured Pre-Boil Volume
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2011, 01:09:27 AM »
Sure can.  Stir it good and take a gravity reading to make sure preboil gravity is close to what BS says it should be.  If it's low you may need to add DME. 

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