Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > BIAB Brewing > Do i need a false bottom in biab pot
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-03-2012, 10:03 PM   #11
Wannabe author
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
unionrdr's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Sheffield, Ohio
Posts: 30,985
Liked 2268 Times on 1975 Posts
Likes Given: 1700


I use a cake cooling rack in the bottom of my BK to keep the bag off the bottom. It allows water to circulate under the bag. Worked fine for me.
Everything works if ya let it-Roady(meatloaf)
NEW, REVISED EDITION of book one of Time Lords 2034 series now on Amazon Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NTA0L6G
My homebrewing book "Tippy Tippy Tappy" on Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PBAP6JO
unionrdr is offline
241 Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-03-2012, 11:07 PM   #12
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
241's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 629
Liked 77 Times on 58 Posts
Likes Given: 198


I see a lot of brewers on YouTube using binder clips to keep their bags secured to the pot. I'm wondering if pre-brew if you could make sure the bottom of the bag won't reach the bottom of the pot and set the bag before bringing your water up and pouring in your grains. Might give that a shot next round.

241 is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-04-2012, 10:14 AM   #13
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 158
Liked 28 Times on 25 Posts
Likes Given: 7


I use binder clips on mine and have no problems. I did a batch this past week and with the colder weather and a windy day, I had to fire it up 3 times. I will be looking at adding some sort of insulation material to my pot while mashing going forward.

Ibrewaletx is offline
241 Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What are the downsides of using biab instead of false bottom? budokha All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 1 03-12-2012 09:14 PM
What's wrong with a false bottom for BIAB 1MadScientist All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 14 12-14-2011 02:44 PM
SS false bottom for 10 gallon cooler..grain all stuck under outside and filled bottom discgolfin All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10 05-06-2011 05:58 PM
Height of your false bottom from the bottom of the cooler... Apendecto All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 3 09-01-2010 06:41 PM
No false bottom = no fun petep1980 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 06-28-2009 01:41 AM

Newest Threads