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  • Posted in thread: BIAB drawbacks? on 09-09-2014 at 06:15 PM
    How tight do you crush to get 85% efficiency? .026? Less?I find dunk sparging gives several
    more points in efficiency.For 10 gallon batches, I can't squeeze as well and get lower
    efficiency than for 5...

  • Posted in thread: Canning wort on 08-11-2014 at 08:07 PM
    Tip for pressure canning pre-made wort (for starters) -Lets say your starter size is 1 liter,
    you don't need to use a 1 liter jar. Use enough extract or a high enough gravity wort that if
    you add dist...

  • Posted in thread: One Hour Brew Day on 08-11-2014 at 07:54 PM
    One hour brew day?0 time for set up and cleaning?Like sanitizing equipment like a bucket before
    use.Or cleaning your pot, utensils, and hops bags?I wish I could day to my wife "OK, I'm done
    brewing, n...

  • Posted in thread: Equipment storage? on 08-07-2014 at 04:26 PM
    Do NOT stack bucketsThe bottoms will pick up bits of grit and that will end up inside your
    other buckets, making small scratches.It takes more space, but I keep my buckets with the lid
    on, and can sta...

  • 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...