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Posted in thread: BIAB/keg/plate chiller questions... on 08-19-2011 at 04:57 PM
thanks for the advice guys. for what it's worth, i also use a hop spider for my boils and
believe it or not quite a bit of material gets out of the 5 gallon paint strainer bag. and
wolfman i noticed t...
Posted in thread: BIAB/keg/plate chiller questions... on 08-18-2011 at 10:35 PM
so i've been brewing biab for quite a few batches now with the mash/boil being done in my
converted keg and plate chiller. great brews so far, but have an engineering issue i'm trying
to work around. ...
Posted in thread: BIAB, brewsmith, and trub... on 06-14-2011 at 03:51 AM
thanks. not into the hop sack method so i made my own, very cool 'hop retention' device :)
(it's basically a really big hop sack that lets the hops float around the entire keg and yet i
can still remo...
Posted in thread: BIAB, brewsmith, and trub... on 06-14-2011 at 03:12 AM
thanks, that's what i've been doing. my issue is consistency; my big ipa's that need 7oz of
hops or so are going to be very different than the lighter ones that need just 2. and again, as
of yet i've ...
Posted in thread: BIAB, brewsmith, and trub... on 06-14-2011 at 03:00 AM
so i've been brewing biab for some time now and have pretty much figured out how to nail my
mash temps and volume (boil volume too) while doing full volume boils in my converted keg (on a
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-01-2011 at 02:12 AM
Posted in thread: stuck fermentation on 05-29-2011 at 06:31 PM
thanks. as per my previous comment: this is a last ditch effort. so am i aerating the worst in
direct violation of brewing 101? damn straight if it'll get the process going again. maybe i
did not incl...
Posted in thread: stuck fermentation on 05-29-2011 at 04:22 PM
hey all:got a stuck fermentation and YES i HAVE read all of the awesome input that has been
posted here prior to posting this. just a last ditch attempt and would appreciate any
help.anyhow, it was a ...
Posted in thread: Interesting BIAB issue on 05-08-2011 at 02:44 AM
think i've got to be with juanmoore on this one. the water should be heated first then grains
added. reason it's called a 'strike temp' is because it's not your mash temp; it should be a
bit higher (m...
Posted in thread: belgian strong question on 05-06-2011 at 04:28 PM
thanks for the reply. and, as a matter of fact, i have had carbonation issues. strange, but
quite a few batches under my belt and have never had a problem with carbonation but now... i'm
getting some ...