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Posted in thread: New Illinois home brewer on 08-20-2016 at 06:10 PM
Welcome! (from the Oswego/Plainfield border)
Posted in thread: Blichmann Burner / Bayou Classic 16G Kettle Set-Aurora IL on 07-13-2016 at 08:31 PM
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Posted in thread: (yet another) My 1st AG BIAB tonight! on 03-22-2016 at 02:31 PM
I know I'm a bit late to the party but just a thought about your process...instead of holding
the bag over the pot, rest it on a baking cooling rack that straddles the top of the pot. That
will save y...
Posted in thread: Favorite pairings with Motueka on 01-11-2016 at 01:42 AM
I made an IPA fermented with Mangos. (5.5 gal with mangos, 5.5 w/o)I paired it with Galaxy and
Citra hops. Real nice mix of hops
Posted in thread: Question about full volume mash BIAB on 01-05-2016 at 12:44 AM
I've used Beersmith for over 6 years while doing 3V brewing but had some trouble when setting
it up for BIAB. I use to check my numbers and it has been very reliable so far (in the 20+
BIAB batches ...
Posted in thread: Help with Mash Recirculation on 12-12-2015 at 04:58 PM
I recirculate as long as I can and stop when it starts to cavitate. I will turn the pump back
on every so often to move wort through the lines.I also run through the RIMS while cooling
(when I use my ...
Posted in thread: Help with Mash Recirculation on 11-26-2015 at 06:24 PM
I've only recirculated outside the bag when I brewed a barley wine and had issues with the flow
rate through the bag being too slow and starving the pump. Not that this is scientifically
proven by any...
Posted in thread: 10 Gallon Corny on 10-20-2015 at 10:29 AM
Not mine but saw this on CL. A bit more than I'd pay but you might be able to move the price.10
Gallon Ball Lock Homebrew Keg Corny $200
Posted in thread: Help with Mash Recirculation on 10-01-2015 at 10:17 PM
Sorry for delay. I was trying to figure out how to display a table but the best I could come
with is to do a quick screenshot of a spreadsheet.These are some of the beers I have been
charting. My RIS ...
Posted in thread: Help with Mash Recirculation on 09-30-2015 at 11:20 PM
This thread has gotten a little off-topic but I thought I'd chime in again as well.Since I
started BIAB with my RIMS tube I have been taking readings during my mash. I take readings with