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Posted in thread: 145 Gallon BIAB, yes 145 gallon! on 07-25-2014 at 02:59 AM
Seems like a reasonable capacity for a brew pub. I would worry a lot more about head room above
the kettle than weight.If the kettle is as big as the bag they are going to need atleast 16ft
Posted in thread: stuck thermometer? boil started with grain in kettle. on 07-17-2014 at 04:32 AM
This concept has been discussed in detail by people much more knowledgeable than I, and I have
to to agree with them that a mashout likely does not increase efficiency.Thread linked
below....you can d...
Posted in thread: First BIAB 1 gallon, couple questions on 07-16-2014 at 12:31 PM
I have no clue how much will be boiled offThe biabacus calculator from biabrewer.info is
complex, but it will let you put in the dimensions of your kettle and give you an estimated
boil off. That foru...
Posted in thread: stuck thermometer? boil started with grain in kettle. on 07-16-2014 at 11:49 AM
I did my second biab over the weekend.I use the thermometer that came with my turkey fryer.
(Mechanical with about a 12 inch stem.)After the mash, I turned the propane back on to heat the
kettle to 17...
Posted in thread: Siphoning day!: i have a question on 05-14-2014 at 04:59 PM
Use an online priming calculator, there are dozens. Pick one and stick with it.That's for sure.
I've seem really different amounts come out of different calculators. It seems typical is about
Posted in thread: Full vs. Partial Boil --clarity on my process on 05-14-2014 at 04:51 PM
I think it depends on what you are trying to do. Per ==The biggest improvement most extract
brewers can make to their process is to boil their wort in a larger volume. Early homebrewing
Posted in thread: Classic rookie mistake - did I ruin my first batch? on 05-14-2014 at 03:59 PM
If anything the amount of sediment / trub / yeast cake at the bottom of your fermenter looks
small.I carry my fermenter from the storage area to the racking location very gently. The goal
is to leave ...
Posted in thread: I already have a 44 qt ss kettle on 05-12-2014 at 04:20 AM
But don't those three vessel systems need two burners? I currently have one bayou burner, 44
quart bayou classic and a 52 quart MLTIf you go pure BIAB you only use one kettle and one
burner and don't ...
Posted in thread: Tons of Cold break into Fermenter on 05-12-2014 at 03:05 AM
As a side note, per the oxygen in the wort is used in the first 30 minutes after the pitch. I
don't know at what point oxygen is bad, but I assume it is before the fermentation is complete.
Posted in thread: Home Brewing Starter Kits on 05-08-2014 at 02:47 PM
If you're serious about going electric check out Bubba's Barrels elements with an integrated
thermostat:It is bigger than you talked about, but it sure would be cool to have: have no
first hand exper...