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Posted in thread: What kettle to buy for BIAB on 08-16-2016 at 09:32 PM
My recommendation is to get a kettle that is 2-3 times the volume of your batch size. I use the
Bayou Classic 44qt/11gal for my typical 5.5 gal batches. It works well except for bigger beers
like a II...
Posted in thread: What kettle to buy for BIAB on 08-16-2016 at 05:28 PM
The only thing you "need" is a pot a bag and a heat source(propane,stove,electric)Everything
else is entirely up to you.You could by a premade pot setup or drill holes and build your own
that will sav...
Posted in thread: Aeration and need to cool wort and pitch fast on 08-15-2016 at 07:54 PM
I'll be the one to start the never ending cooling fast and aeration debate.First cooling fast:
This was the way when I first started 6 years ago."If you don't cool lightning fast you're
Posted in thread: What size holes for basket? on 08-14-2016 at 01:35 PM
Ive used a basket and no basket.I never drilled the holes larger.There is about an inch between
the basket and pot.The temp difference between the inside of the basket (grain bed) and the
Posted in thread: Ipa day = free shipping on all orders!!!! on 08-07-2016 at 02:05 PM
Three days later with no response....I'll take that as a no
Posted in thread: Harvested Yeast Fermenation on 08-06-2016 at 03:15 AM
That should be plenty of yeast assuming it was stored in a fridge and is under 2 months old or
so. Most skip the secondary depending on the beer.It opens the door for infection and
Posted in thread: Harvested Yeast Fermenation on 08-06-2016 at 03:08 AM
Any merit to warming the beer up a bit?I wouldn't warm it up.70 is plenty high as it is. The
whole object is to keep the temps as steady as possible.Some warm up the beer at the END of
Posted in thread: Harvested Yeast Fermenation on 08-06-2016 at 03:03 AM
Ive never made a starter and always use reused yeast. I'd wait till morning and check it again.
70 is a tad high also.Unless you have temp control your actual beer id going to be higher.I'd
shoot for ...
Posted in thread: Good deal on IPA kits on 08-05-2016 at 08:33 PM
If you sub for all grain and normally buy in bulk is it still cheaper to buy the kits for $20
plus shipping than it is just to buy the ingredients and put together the same recipe? I cant
open the kit...
Posted in thread: Ipa day = free shipping on all orders!!!! on 08-05-2016 at 06:23 PM
What the??? I live 5 minutes from Jamaica Ave. Are you saying I can drive over and pick up a
pound?? Could my life possibly get that easy??