Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > Steeping Grains Without Using Muslin Grain Bag?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-12-2011, 10:29 PM   #11
Captain Damage
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Posts: 1,231
Liked 81 Times on 69 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

NO!
The temperature isn't high enough and the pH is too low to extract significant tannin.
__________________

Stop using so much caramel malt. Your beer will thank you.
(yes, Carapils is a caramel malt...so is Special B)

FERMENTING

BOTTLED
pujwI HIq Mild Ale
KPA Khitomer Pale Ale

Captain Damage is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-12-2011, 10:35 PM   #12
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,968
Liked 260 Times on 137 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by skyzo View Post
+1 on the 5 gallon paint strainer. I got mine from the local hardware place for 2 for $5
I use them for all-grain BIAB, so they will work perfectly fine for steeping

Here's another tip. Use a small nylon zip tie to seal it. It beats tying it in a knot and is easy to clip off and you can reuse the bag again.
EdWort is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-30-2012, 09:15 PM   #13
doomXsaloon
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: gardiner, ny
Posts: 79
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LongDogBrew View Post
When I brewed my last batch of beer (Oatmeal Stout), I felt like I left behind a lot of the goodness from the grains, even though I sparged them.
On my next batch of beer with specialty grains, I was thinking of steeping them in a separate pot without using a grain bag; then pouring them through a strainer into my boil pot.
Is there any benefits or disadvantages to doing it this way?
Thanks
hey, what did you wind up doing? I, too, thought of steeping in separate pot, then straining into boil kettle...
__________________
doomXsaloon is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Grains & Steeping gtlaw10 Extract Brewing 12 06-25-2011 03:15 AM
Steeping Grains rcooper44537 Extract Brewing 4 12-28-2010 09:04 PM
steeping grains cntry036 Extract Brewing 3 11-21-2010 03:13 AM
Steeping grains rwillride17 Extract Brewing 11 11-02-2006 06:45 AM
Steeping grains sudsmonkey Extract Brewing 7 09-04-2005 05:58 PM