Last Activity:10-25-2016 4:49 PM
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Posted in thread: First BIAB on 10-25-2016 at 04:09 PM
Sounds like things went well! When I started brewing (again) a few years ago I went straight
into BIAB AG after two or three extract batches. I now have over 50 BIAB batches under my belt
and have twe...
Posted in thread: First all-grain batch (whew) on 10-13-2016 at 07:40 PM
Lots of stuff going on there. I think the most important advice that I repeat to myself is
relax. People have been brewing beer for thousands of years surely a couple of points here and
there are not ...
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 10-11-2016 at 07:56 PM
Primary #1 has 5gal of BierMunchers Centennial BlondePrimary #2 has 5gal of my own APA made
with Cascade Hops that were grown in my back yard (by my neighbor :D)
Posted in thread: Dry stout/ Black Lager on 10-11-2016 at 07:54 PM
Bad day brewing is still better than a good day at work!I BIAB so I cannot comiserate with the
stuck recirc but double milling would make sense.
Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 10-11-2016 at 07:51 PM
Posted in thread: First BIAB - Some questions on 10-11-2016 at 07:46 PM
Also, dont get too wrapped up in efficiency for efficiency's sake. What you should be striving
for is reproducibility or consistency (which means you have predictability). for a 5 gallon
batch, the di...
Posted in thread: Brew System Build on 10-11-2016 at 07:35 PM
Also, as far as fermentation goes, I would suggest a fermentation chamber of some sort. Its
much more straight forward than the glycol systems and you can cold crash with it. Of those, a
large chest f...
Posted in thread: Grain Mill Justification on 10-11-2016 at 07:31 PM
I've been very happy with my Barley Crusher. Great control.From a strict $ ROI you are going to
be hard pressed to justify a grain mill. For that matter its hard to justify the entire hobby.
If I woul...
Posted in thread: Brew System Build on 10-11-2016 at 07:25 PM
I would have to give a +1 to a plate chiller. Have not used counter flow, but have been using a
long 30 plate for about 4 years and have been very happy. No matter how you do it, the
temperature of yo...
Posted in thread: First time - fermentation questions on 10-11-2016 at 07:11 PM
Either way. If you clean it be sure to resanitize it. If you leave it and its not blown all the
liquid out, you should be fine to just wipe off the outside.