Doing my first BIAB this weekend. I have been brewing for about two years and have only done all grain using three vessels (never have done extract brew). I mash in a 5 gal Gatorade cooler (false bottom), batch and sometimes hand fly for sparge. I use my brew pot as the hot liquor to gravity feed into the mash tun, wort going into a third pot that I transfer back to my brew pot after sparge. I have done step mashing and all kinds of stuff like that, but cant wait to try brew in a bag.
Going to make Burnt Curtain Ale this weekend!!!
My sister in law sewed me up this tonight...
Doing standard recipe:
11 lb Two Row
0.5 Dark Munich
Nugget for bitter
Fuggles for flavor/aroma
Wyeast 1056 American Ale
I am going to mash at 154 for 70 min and mash out at 168 for 20, no sparge for the first try.
Hung a pulley over the pot to lift/hold the wet grain bag for draining. Will let you know the results in about 8 weeks