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  • Posted in thread: What to do... BIAB or build a Mash Tun? on 08-29-2014 at 05:31 PM
    Get the best of both worlds and line a cooler with a grain bag and then batch sparge. This is
    what I do and I'm convinced its the best method for me. I can easily hold my mash temp due to
    the cooler, ...

  • Posted in thread: Okay to delay between mash and brewing? on 08-11-2014 at 04:15 AM
    I think the OP is asking if the 1.050 wort will be ok to boil in a few days.

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin "keg" on 08-09-2014 at 08:37 PM
    ever tried this? Thinking it would be kind of cool for an oktoberfest party.

  • Posted in thread: Help with first biab on 08-09-2014 at 03:20 PM
    If I were doing a partial mash, no way I'd try to do a full boil. I'd get by on as little water
    as possible and then top off (with ice cold water) to 5.5 gallons in the fermenter. This will
    make cooli...

  • Posted in thread: Haven't brewed in 2 years, but.... on 08-07-2014 at 11:54 PM
    I was going through my stuff to brew this past Saturday and looked in my storage fridge for old
    hops. The power was off, so the fridge was room temp. I threw the hops away and grabbed one of
    my 5 Gall...

  • Posted in thread: Decoction question on 08-06-2014 at 04:15 PM
    The pull is not cooled after boiling it is added back to the main mash at boiling temp raising
    the mash to the next step. That is the essence of the decoction method. If you don't want to do
    a multi-r...

  • Posted in thread: Decoction question on 08-06-2014 at 04:12 PM
    This is essentially what a single decoction is. Dough in at 1.25 qts/ lb grain. Mash at your
    temp for 45 minutes. Pull 1/3 of the thick part of the mash and bring it to a boil for 10-30
    minutes. Add d...

  • Posted in thread: Decoction question on 08-06-2014 at 02:54 AM
    Any decotion will start with an infusion as the first step. So, no, there is no such thing as a
    decotion without multiple steps. Is it worth the trouble? Only you can answer that
    question.What would h...

  • Posted in thread: Secondary or no? on 08-06-2014 at 02:37 AM
    I'm not worried about infection I just think that for normal beers it's a waste of time and

  • Posted in thread: Decoction question on 08-06-2014 at 01:03 AM
    I do single infusion batch sparge beers. Is there a way to do a decoction without having to to
    any steps? Will this even be worth the trouble?


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