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  • Posted in thread: BIAB Strike Water on 12-01-2012 at 09:14 PM
    Oh please, just pour 7.5 gallons of water in your pot heat to your strike temp, add bag and
    grains and stir stir stir. 5 gallon batch of course.

  • Posted in thread: What is your Brewing Pet-Peeve? on 05-28-2012 at 12:16 AM
    My pet peeves:Belgian "Beer" look if it has fruit in it it is not beer.The sanitize everything
    hot side comes from John Palmer, so he is my pet peeve.Beer recipes with ingredients that are
    not easy to...

  • Posted in thread: My pale wheat smells horrible on 04-19-2012 at 01:38 AM
    Bad smell from a wheat beer, how could you tell?

  • Posted in thread: BIAB Bag Sewing Machine on 04-19-2012 at 01:35 AM
    I say go for it. Use two rows of stitching, first row just the two edges together, then fold
    the seam over and stitch again, stitching through four layers of fabric. Nice strong seam.

  • Posted in thread: I've produced over 100 Gallons of Beer on 04-08-2012 at 05:38 PM
    Wow, I just checked, Friday's brew day was my 300th gallon of beer.I think I will drink to

  • Posted in thread: I wrote a free eBook on BIAB, check it out on 04-06-2012 at 06:52 PM
    Nice book but IMHO several problems.1) Why not add the grains ~10 deg below the mashing temp
    and heat to the mash temp, easier to achieve the right temp and waymore easier.2) No mash out?
    This can imp...

  • Posted in thread: Switch to 3 vessel from biab? on 04-01-2012 at 01:49 AM
    "My hands get all toasty and sticky"A pair of insulated rubber gloves solves all bag squeezing

  • Posted in thread: Water questions: Bicarbonate ppm & filtration effect? on 03-05-2012 at 03:31 AM
    Wow that is some hard water, with high iron, sodium and manganese to boot.I would not brew with
    it learn to like the bottle spring water or get a reverse osmosis system

  • Posted in thread: BIAB, why mashout? on 03-04-2012 at 06:56 PM
    at the link shows that by going from 66c Mash temp to mash out temp of 76c you gain ~30%
    increase in solubility, thus increasing the amount of maltose that the water will hold and
    subsequently drain...

  • Posted in thread: My Wife Thought She Was Being Helpful! on 02-25-2012 at 01:42 AM
    It helps a lot to use a pumping up and down action with a large potato masher rather than a
    spoon. Much easierI actually use an over sized ladle now, I agree an up and down motion mixes
    the mash but e...

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