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Old 10-02-2012, 01:43 PM   #11
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Well, I tried my first all grain recipe a few days ago and have to say, it was a bit intense. Based on the threads I had read on the net, nothing really prepared me. I never thought I would need two large pots for this (1 for brewing and 1 for sparging). I had to think quick once I realized my sparge pot was my brew pot as well. I wound up making my fermentation bucket as my sparge water container. Any advice on future all grains brews?
I do the same thing. My advice on future brews: RDWHAHB!

Also, I batch sparge - its easier for me (and you) since I only have 1 kettle. Not better or worse than fly sparging.
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Old 10-02-2012, 01:47 PM   #12
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BIAB is a great way to get your feet wet in AG

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Old 10-02-2012, 01:52 PM   #13
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I picked up a 4 gallon stock pot for $10 at Boscovs it is great for boiling mash and sparge water leaving my brew pots free. Most department stores have these cheap pots.

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Old 10-02-2012, 06:22 PM   #14
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I'm new to all grain myself. I've been using two separate kettles and a bucket to do my batches. Bring my mash water to temp in one, water heating in the second (with ball valve to drain into a pitcher for sparging on the fly) and collect in the brew bucket. Although I only have a five gallon kettle, which means I have to boil in two batches. But so far it's working well. My efficiency is not what I'd like however.

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Old 10-02-2012, 07:55 PM   #15
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I'm new to all grain myself. I've been using two separate kettles and a bucket to do my batches. Bring my mash water to temp in one, water heating in the second (with ball valve to drain into a pitcher for sparging on the fly) and collect in the brew bucket. Although I only have a five gallon kettle, which means I have to boil in two batches. But so far it's working well. My efficiency is not what I'd like however.
What's your mash vessel?
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:20 AM   #16
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I started a thread about it, as to not hijack this one. But it is a 12.5g....

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