Doubling 5 gal recipe

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  1. Jhogan0101

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    I found a great hefeweizen recipe for a 5 gal batch. If i want to make 10 gal, would i just double everything?
     
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    copy the recipe, edit then recipe tools scale
     
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    To answer your question, yes, except for boil off water. That should stay more or less the same. But as mentioned, you can scale up using the tool.
     
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    I do it all the time, I have 42L and 21L batches depending what I am making cause I keg and 23L is a lot of wasted beer.
     

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