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  • Posted in thread: Show your BIAB Stand/Set up on 07-18-2014 at 03:20 PM
    >.Anyone care to show off their set up for BIAB? I'm thinking of building a simple and
    efficient brew stand, maybe with a hoist. I've found a few looking on the interwebs, but not
    many. Search for a g...

  • Posted in thread: large scale BIAB on 07-18-2014 at 03:13 PM
    The game hanger is an excellent idea, and you got a great price for a good price of useful
    brewing equipment.I'd pick one up but I already have a multi-matic ladder.This one below is
    over kill.

  • Posted in thread: BIAB Mash Thickness, why is it ok? on 07-07-2014 at 05:16 PM
    >>By the way, there's no hard and fast rule that BIAB HAS to be a full volume mash. You can
    mash thicker and add the extra water right before you remove the bag.Exactly.When I BIAB brew a
    moderate to ...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit puree vs juice qty when adding to secondary. on 06-12-2014 at 07:29 PM
    I added a 49 ounce can of Raspberry puree to a 5 gallon secondary. I gently mixed it in. A few
    days later I gently stirred it in again, so the yeast could get to all the stuff that was on
    the bottom.T...

  • Posted in thread: 0 Gravity on 04-06-2014 at 11:06 PM
    Full discloser, I added the 1.5 DME at 5 days after fermentation. I suspect this is part of my
    problem. That wouldn't account for such a low final gravity. There are non fermentable sugars
    in DMEwlp09...

  • Posted in thread: Beer to Stay Away From on 04-02-2014 at 08:37 PM
    i wouldn't turn any beer away that i haven't tried before. just because some people don't like
    it doesn't mean you won't.Try Traders Joe brand beers, especially their 3.99 a six
    lager.:fro:Lets just s...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit Puree in Secondary on 03-30-2014 at 01:27 PM
    This is a Zombie thread, 7 years old.But since you asked ...Yes - you can pour it right into
    the secondary.I also gently mix it in with a spoon, and repeat the stirring a week later,
    because the puree...

  • Posted in thread: Rouse Yeast without Oxidizing on 03-27-2014 at 04:13 PM
    I take a big plastic spoon and gently mix up the bottom, so there is no splashing.The Trub will
    eventually settle, especially since I do this within the first weak, and I usually let beer sit
    for seve...

  • Posted in thread: Fading flavor from vanilla on 03-26-2014 at 08:24 PM
    Vanillin can be reduced to vanillyl alcohol by yeast. Maybe that's happening?How can I get good
    vanilla flavor from vanilla beans if I bottle?Should Iuse more beans?Or is there some other
    method?I was...

  • Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 03-25-2014 at 12:53 PM
    I just tried some of the Trader Joes brand beers. Lets just say I wont be buying them again.(my
    friend said their beer was ok, turns out he meant they sell other brands of beer that are ok)I
    tried 2 o...