A watched pot never boils...

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  1. Jan 24, 2020 #1

    LeeH

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    5034360A-3F6C-4F31-8B38-A543E299B13B.jpeg ....but an unwatched pot does!

    How very annoying.
     
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    Thats what happened on my first ag brew day, we where watching intently then the second theres a distraction it boiled over everywhere.
     
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    It’s put another 30 mins on brew day.
     
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    I've never had a boil over, do not know if I am lucky or doing something that stops it but can not think what and thats in years of brewing.
     
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    I did the biggest batch I have done today and had my kettle as full as I dared - as the boil approached I watched it intently and slightly nervously to try to avoid just that. I hope you got back on track
     
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    I normally watch it/hang around but I went and made a brew, I thought with only 1 element running and the PID turned down to 75% I’d be safe.

    Guess not.

    After 60 mins it was really baked in to the outside of the kettle.
     
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    Did you lose much? because a little can go a long way to looking like a volcanic eruption
     
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    I don’t think so, definitely under 1L.
     
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    Dazzled no doubt! Bar keepers friend will shift it easily.
     
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    never had one, I have been close when I had the kettle at 27L
     
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    I believe we both have the klarstein fullhorn and I had mine to 26L yesterday and it was as far as I dared go
     
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    I have never done it since Chris athumb..
     
  13. Jan 29, 2020 #13

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    Nothing will test your marriage / relationship like a nice boil over on SWMBO's freshly cleaned stove top. For extra points get it on the freshly cleaned floor too.

    All the Best,
    D. White
     

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