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Old 03-03-2013, 08:29 AM   #281
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On another note, I will be moving to Higashi Kanagawa station at the end of this month and the place I will be living in is really small. I suppose I can still find place for fermenting and stuff, but there is only room for 1 pot on the cooking stove, and I was wondering if it was possible to brew in such a small kitchen.

I am wondering if it is possible to brew in such an environment, and if anyone has similar experiences, would like to hear them. I may have to consider leaving my brewing equipment at my parent's house, although I don't want to (for obvious reasons
Have you tried BIAB? 1 pot on the stove is all you need! And if your sink is too small to wash the pot, you can always use your bathroom. If you have room for your fermenters, I don't think you'll have a problem.

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Yokohama doesn't grind their own? Surprised.
That's real surprising.
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Old 03-03-2013, 08:31 AM   #282
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I've been wanting to try BIAB but I can't find the right kind of net to use as a bag... any suggestions? I tried Sarashi cloth but it clogged up very fast, preventing water from seeping through.

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Old 03-03-2013, 08:35 AM   #283
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I've been wanting to try BIAB but I can't find the right kind of net to use as a bag... any suggestions? I tried Sarashi cloth but it clogged up very fast, preventing water from seeping through.
I bought this from AHS:
http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...oducts_id=1058

No idea for anything local though, sorry.
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:33 PM   #284
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I've been wanting to try BIAB but I can't find the right kind of net to use as a bag... any suggestions? I tried Sarashi cloth but it clogged up very fast, preventing water from seeping through.
100 yen shop. Mesh laundry bag. Works great.
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:20 AM   #285
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I was worried about them being polyester, and was searching for nylon laundry mesh bags. I just looked up the melting point and I suppose polyester is fine also

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Old 03-07-2013, 12:53 PM   #286
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[QUOTE=tektonjp;4964789]OB, where did you get the rennin? Just use regular milk?

I got that on Amazon.jp but the price for 3gm was 1100 yen plus shipping, kind of pricey. Regular milk will likely be ultra high temp pasteurized, luckily it seems almost all the Japanese milk cartons list the temperature they use. Anything under 77 C should not denature the proteins.

I met up with Surume and got my half of the malt bag from Asahi. I will try some of that English Ale malt he had in my next brew, it does look quite fine! I will use lingerie bags from the 100 yen shop for BIAB, they have a finer mesh.

I talk about beer with my coffee boss, and he now has bought a bench bottle capper and beer bottles to bottle his ice-coffee haha! Crossover between work and hobby!

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Thanks!

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My beer server tutorial went live! It's currently on the main page of HBT! Wow.

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My beer server tutorial went live! It's currently on the main page of HBT! Wow.
Congratulations. Where on the main page? Would love to check it out.
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Congratulations. Where on the main page? Would love to check it out.
Well, it's just a little icon now, but here's a link:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/entries/...dispenser.html
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