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Old 01-15-2013, 09:50 AM   #1
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So ive decided to do biab as a precursor to mashing. I can get my strike water of 7 gallons to the mash temperature but when i attemp to boil its weak. If i sit the mash into 2 vessels i can get a good boil. What should i do!!??



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Old 01-15-2013, 01:53 PM   #2
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Boil in two vessels, of course!



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Old 01-15-2013, 02:39 PM   #3
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Did that very thing last night. However, don't underestimate your boil-off like I did. Today I need to add water because my gravity is too high.

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I have the same issue when making beer stove top. Last weekend I did a two vessel boil, and was pleased with the process. I put all my hops in the larger kettle to simplify the processes and the hop utilization equations. As it got toward the end of the boil I combined the two pots to measure volume.

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Old 01-15-2013, 07:14 PM   #5
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Can i add extra wort from the initial pot after some has boiled off? Seems like there should be no problem with that or am i mistaken

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Can i add extra wort from the initial pot after some has boiled off? Seems like there should be no problem with that or am i mistaken
Sure. I've done that and it worked fine. If you can boil both pots you get to a point that you can combine them sooner.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:48 PM   #7
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Can i mix the to cool together hot or is that as bad for it as ive heard



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