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Jeffrey Sp8

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I was planning on doubling up this recipe to 5 gallon batch and using my new 6 gallon fermenter, My question is after I make the wort how do I calculate the water amount to top off, this being my first 5 gal attempt
Style: Oatmeal Stout
Batch: 2.40 galPartial Mash

Characteristics
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Recipe Gravity: 1.059 OG
Recipe Bitterness: 24 IBU
Recipe Color: 38° SRM
Estimated FG: 1.015
Alcohol by Volume: 5.7%
Alcohol by Weight: 4.5%

Ingredients
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Black Patent (US) 0.25 lb, Grain, Steeped
CaraPils 0.25 lb, Grain, Steeped
Chocolate Malt (US) 0.25 lb, Grain, Steeped
Crystal 80L 0.25 lb, Grain, Mashed
Flaked Oats (2Cups) 0.42 lb, Grain, Steeped
Muntons DME - Dark 2.50 lb, Extract, Extract
Roasted Barley 0.25 lb, Grain, Steeped

Kent Goldings (U.K.) 1.00 oz, Pellet, 35 minutes

Irish Moss 1.00 unit, Fining,

Notes
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Recipe Notes:
Roast Oats on a cookie sheet at 300 * F for 60min turning every 15min.

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Thats kinda what I thought too but it sounded too simple, so thought id check to make sure, Thanks Sham

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Jeffrey Sp8 wrote:

Thats kinda what I thought too but it sounded too simple, so thought id check to make sure, Thanks Sham

It's amazing when something is so simple you have to question it. lol Especially after such a big deal has been made about some of the other brewing processes. When it all comes together it really does become a K.I.S.S process. Happy brewing.

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