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Posted in thread: Question about scaling a recipe on 12-19-2013 at 12:18 AM
So long story short, should I use the 82% base malt amount I figured, adjust the specialty
grains accordingly and lower the base grain amount to hit the OG? Or am I over thinking this
mutha!! What I'm...
Posted in thread: What bag does everyone use for BIAB? on 12-19-2013 at 12:02 AM
I cut a 12" hole on my keggle. I can tell you that it needs to be tapered.Mad Scientist
Brewhaus, on Flickr
Posted in thread: Biag??? on 12-18-2013 at 08:38 PM
Bill, you staying out of trouble? BIAG - this is what I do, don't you know that.Brewing In A
Posted in thread: Grains lvls/ vol water on 12-18-2013 at 08:35 PM
For a pure BIAB (full volume mash) you start with all the water needed at the beginning. This
can be around 3.25 qt/lb !!! When you pull the bag out after the mash, you have a passive
sparge going on ...
Posted in thread: Trying to get my first BIAB in order need help on 12-17-2013 at 08:25 PM
You can mash that with 6 gallons of strike water, that would give you a 7.5 gallon volume (a
1.32 qt/lb liquor to grain ratio). Then you could sparge with 3 3/4 gallons of water. That's
assuming a 6.5...
Posted in thread: Was my ball valve a waste? on 12-13-2013 at 11:40 PM
There are several pieces of equipment you can use to your advantage. Your kettle has a great
design and with the sheer diameter of the kettle you get a massive amount of surface area. A
hop bill like ...
Posted in thread: How much grain? on 12-06-2013 at 09:45 PM
So i keep seeing that if you're going no-sparge biab you can just add a bit of grain to make up
the efficiency? How much grain? Like the one I'm getting ready to start has a grain bill of
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-26-2013 at 01:42 AM
Hoping for an early Christmas gift...
Posted in thread: Fixing low efficiency due to dead space on 11-15-2013 at 10:48 PM
+1 on ditching the basket. You can easily lift the bag with a rope and a knot with your
pulley.This is a hangman's noose knot.Mad Scientist Brewhaus, on Flickr
Posted in thread: Brewers Friend Mash pH Calculator on 11-14-2013 at 09:24 PM
Here's a good link, a Gordon Strong interview by Brad Smith; my screenshot below, my
calculation is based just on mashing base grain only. After a 90 mins. mash I add my steeping
grains during a slo...