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How much wort should be left in the brew pot?

The strategy for getting the most wort into the fermenter is to dump it all in. Everything, hops and everything. I don't scrape the stickies off the wall of the pot, but I tip the whole thing into ...
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How much wort should be left in the brew pot?

Although we need more information to be more specific, the general answer to "how much wort should be left behind" is "as little as possible". One thing you can do is pour the wort through a ...
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Is an 8 litre boil too small for a 23 litre extract kit?

I would recommend NOT boiling the malt extract. There is absolutely no point in doing so. The extract is already sterile and at best only needs pasteurisation which can be done by dissolving the ...
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How much wort should be left in the brew pot?

Another easy solution is to use a muslin bag during your boil. Homebrew shops sells them in bulk for under a dollar each. They are like pantyhose and stretch a lot. Stick it in your kettle and clip/...
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What is the relationship between specific gravity and boiling point?

You should be fine with your nylon According to this boiling point explanation where the boiling point is raised by 2.8 C, you'd need a SG of over 1.350 (round number, but I think the point is clear) ...
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Is an 8 litre boil too small for a 23 litre extract kit?

Most of the extract recipes I've brewed have been 'half-boil' recipes where approximately a third of the LME is added to the steeping liquid plus a few (4-5) extra litres of water for the boil. Boil ...
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Brew in a bag with a 4 gallon kettle

Ok here's what you want to do. Do the steep as instructed. When you remove the grains just before 170°F, sqeeze the bag the best you can to get as much wort as possible, silicone bbq mits help. Now ...
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Brew in a bag with a 4 gallon kettle

I am not an expert, but I am also a BIABer and a I work with a small kettle (about 19 liters). So I am always trying to retrieve as much wort as I can with the limitations of my equipment. Something ...
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