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  • Posted in thread: BIAB with higher finishing gravities on 11-10-2015 at 09:20 PM
    I've read that beta amylase will denature quicker in the thin mash but what isn't discussed in
    the light of BIAB is that beta amylase works faster too so even though it denatures quickly,
    the conversi...

  • Posted in thread: FYI: You can brew on 120v on 10-20-2015 at 12:14 AM
    I have boiled over 9 gallons preboil in my ekettle that uses a single 2000 W element. it took a
    considerable amount of time but it worked just fine.

  • Posted in thread: my small footprint 110volt-1500watt system on 09-28-2015 at 09:38 PM
    I like that one a lot! might have to copy it! what size batches are you doing?

  • Posted in thread: Does this look right to you? on 09-11-2015 at 06:20 AM
    Looks just fine to me the layers are (bottom to top) trub (hot break ect that made it through
    your screen) then wort with yeast/cold break and at the top clear wort (where the yeast and
    cold break hav...

  • Posted in thread: DIY FasterFerment in Corny Super Awesome Never Rack Again KAPOW! on 08-20-2015 at 07:41 PM
    if you are already packaging in kegs why not just take the time and effort you would put in to
    making the special lid and stand and just get an extra corny and cut the dip tube an inch or so
    short. Fe...

  • Posted in thread: False Bottom or Manifold for Bottom Draining Converted Keg MLT on 06-11-2015 at 08:22 PM
    another strike against the manifold in a keg is that the bottom is not flat. It is my
    experience that manifolds only function well if the slits/holes are against the bottom of the
    vessel (talk to any ...

  • Posted in thread: Electric BIAB, no pump, no element guard on 05-11-2015 at 04:46 AM
    I have done both, element touch the bag and with the bag contained in a basket. No problems
    either way just less to clean if you leave the basket out.

  • Posted in thread: Electric BIAB, no pump, no element guard on 05-06-2015 at 01:00 AM
    I do have some experience but without the controller. I just stir while heating for mash steps,
    it works just fine. Not sure how useful the controller will be with out constant stirring or

  • Posted in thread: How to ferment 7.5gal batches on 04-29-2015 at 06:41 PM
    Midwest has 7.9 Gallon plastic fermenters on sale right now, with a lid, for like $17.yep that
    is just what I was going to suggest, that and a little fermcap s.

  • Posted in thread: Designing a 2.5 gal rig on 04-27-2015 at 09:05 PM
    okay so if you are using a separate boil kettle you could heat your water strike water there.
    that way the HLT only needs to hold sparge water. so for a 2.5 gallon batch i doubt you will
    spare with mo...


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