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Posted in thread: Switching from cooler to Brewpot/MLT? on 01-31-2013 at 10:18 PM
I kind of pictured I'd run into problems like that.
Posted in thread: Switching from cooler to Brewpot/MLT? on 01-31-2013 at 07:20 PM
No thoughts, anyone?
Posted in thread: Brew Kettles on 01-28-2013 at 08:14 PM
Just reread that you are doing stovetop brewing. Note that MOST stovetop electric elements CAN
NOT get full volumes for a 5 gallon batch to a boil, so you are probably stuck with partical
volume if yo...
Posted in thread: Brew Kettles on 01-28-2013 at 08:10 PM
I was using the Can I Mash It calculator, along with the ratios I get on my equipment,
including boil off, loss to trub, loss to grain absorbtion, and loss to contraction during
cooldown. Your ratios ...
Posted in thread: Brew Kettles on 01-28-2013 at 07:03 PM
I've done up to 15lbs of grain in my kettle for a 5.5 gallon DIPA, and still had a good 0.5
gallons of space left in the mash in a full volume BIAB. That's about the limit of an 11 gallon
kettle if yo...
Posted in thread: Brew Kettles on 01-28-2013 at 04:04 PM
I personally have the 44qt (11 gallon) Bayou Classic with the perferated basket. The basket
makes it SIMPLE to pull the BIAB bag from the wort once you move to AG brewing, so I'd highly
Posted in thread: Switching from cooler to Brewpot/MLT? on 01-28-2013 at 01:48 PM
So I've made several 5g batches with a 10 gal cooler with false bottom. Once the temp settles,
the cooler maintains temp easily for an hour, and I usually hit about 65-70% efficiency.I'm
happy with th...
Posted in thread: My One Vessel AG System on 01-17-2013 at 10:08 PM
Looks like a great system for 2.5 g batches. How do you think it will work for 5 g? Obviously,
the weight of the grain in the basket might be a concern. Additionally, how much strike water
do you thin...
Posted in thread: Stainless Fermenter Advice on 12-28-2012 at 09:33 PM
Exactly! Do you have a gasket under the lid, or does it not require that tight of a seal?
Posted in thread: Stainless Fermenter Advice on 12-28-2012 at 09:22 PM
If you really want to ferment in SS you should look into fermenting in old Sanke kegs...a pony
keg would be perfect for your brewing. I LOVE fermenting in my Sanke's. Lots of threads about
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