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Posted in thread: BIAB/Full Volume Mash and wort fermentablity on 04-29-2015 at 05:26 PM
Great information here! thanks... I had been doing AG with my tun but have done a half dozen
brews this past month using the method described. I've been very happy with it and even taught
a friend to ...
Posted in thread: Thermometers on 04-16-2015 at 06:22 PM
I used a Thermopen for everything for years. More recently I got a 2-channel BBQ thermometer
from Thermoworks in addition. Being able move a fast accurate probe to various spots in the
mash is much mo...
Posted in thread: BIAB/Full Volume Mash and wort fermentablity on 04-16-2015 at 12:25 PM
Wanted to chime in on this quickly (though late), even mashing for 30 mins, I am getting over
80% attenuation with mash thickness of 1.33 and sparging to volume. I think the fine crush has
to be at le...
Posted in thread: Show your BIAB Stand/Set up on 03-30-2015 at 08:49 PM
I finally remembered to take some images of my BIAB direct fired RIMS brew stand. Everything I
need for brew day is on the cart or on a shelf nearby. My mill is on the other end of the
garage. At firs...
Posted in thread: Show your BIAB Stand/Set up on 03-29-2015 at 02:46 AM
To those of you with recirculation systems, have you ever checked for conversion early in the
mash?(like before 10 minutes) Have you seen big improvements with conversion with
recirculating? Have you ...
Posted in thread: BIAB/Full Volume Mash and wort fermentablity on 03-20-2015 at 12:53 PM
I brewed my Brown Porter on Monday. I know this is not the best way but I decided to change two
variables. I mashed at 154 (not at 152 as usual) and I closely monitored the SG of the mash and
as soon ...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Oatmeal Porter on 03-18-2015 at 02:32 AM
I brewed this on Sunday, it's bubbling away right now, but seems a little odd. Very little
krausen on top, maybe half inch, with rather small bubbles. Vigorous fermentation going on
below though. Almo...
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Posted in thread: BIAB/Full Volume Mash and wort fermentablity on 03-04-2015 at 06:26 PM
Just getting caught up reading posts after a few days. Thanks to all who have chimed in. I hope
to brew on Monday and will try the shorter mash time at my "standard" temp. that seems to be
Posted in thread: BIAB/Full Volume Mash and wort fermentablity on 02-28-2015 at 02:27 AM
85%, same as when I was mashing for 60. It looks like my experiment with a 5 minute mash was
less, perhaps all the way down to 84%.Cool!I'm trying that!