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Old 01-22-2013, 04:43 PM   #1
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Default BIAB paint strainer bag burned on bottom of kettle.

Found out during BIAB my nylon paint strainer bag burned to the bottom. I strained and transferred wort, cleaned all the burned off the kettle and then strained and transfer bag.

Is this wort lost? I tasted it and it was really sweet and did not taste off or burned.

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You might get a bit of that burnt taste in your final beer, but that's about the worst that can happen. Swing by Target/Wal-Mart and get one of these guys for the future to keep your bag off the direct heat. It'll out you back about $9.00:

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So its chemically safe? No concern of BPA or some type of poisoning?

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Nah, not in that small of a quantity. I think you could probably burn and huff a whole bag and not have any long term effects...maybe just a one hour high and a week of odd ticks

Seriously, LOTS of peeps have burned their bags - cloth, nylon, plastics and everything inbetween - and no one has ever reported any ill effects besides a burnt taste in their final beer. Some even reported that the burnt taste complimented the beer!

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Thanks I appreciate it.

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You might get a bit of that burnt taste in your final beer, but that's about the worst that can happen. Swing by Target/Wal-Mart and get one of these guys for the future to keep your bag off the direct heat. It'll out you back about $9.00:
I can't find this iin store. Any idea what it's called?
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I have also read of putting a dinner plate in the bottom of the kettle to protect the bag, or you can lift and suspend the bag while heating to mashout. OR, you can also just not bother with a mashout and NOT add any heat while the bag is in the pot. Whatever you choose, I would suggest a low flame if heating the wort with the bag, also an occasional stir would likely distribute the heat and avoid scorching. Likely this was the result of blasting the heat with the grain and bag compacted on the bottom of the kettle...perhaps IDK?

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Steamer rack. Looks like both Wal-Mart and Target keep them in the cookware section.

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Were you stirring while heating? The guys at my LHBS had a BIAB demo day. Their bag had done a hundred batches without any false bottom and it looked perfect. Their rule was if you are heating you are stirring, while the bag is in the pot.

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Same thin happened to me on my first BIAB. I didn't even realize until after the session was over and I'd had to use three different buckets to strain (it was a 12g batch).

Funny story...same day the legs in my burner melted from the flame being on them for so long, so I had to run out and purchase a blichmann in the middle of it as well...man that was a long one...

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