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Posted in thread: Are stainless fermenters harder to keep cool? on 12-01-2015 at 05:45 PM
Those sound like very valid reasons. I might switch from plastic to SS in the future for
similar reasons. I don't understand the argument that cosmetic reasons preclude all others
either. In fact, the...
Posted in thread: New Setup on 11-30-2015 at 02:40 PM
Ah come on now. I thought we'd already covered this. :)BIAB efficiency is the same or better as
any other method of all grain brewing. Many folks, including myself, average 80-85% brew house
Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 2" RIMS Tube on 11-30-2015 at 02:27 PM
If you have time I'd like to see pictures of how you set it up and use it with your equipment.
I've never given these much thought until recently.
Posted in thread: Barley Crusher Maintenance ( second time in 110 brews ) on 11-30-2015 at 11:32 AM
I'm fighting my BC. I had to clean it 4 times in maybe 7 brews. Last time I had to crush twice
because no matter how clean it was it would not spin with the narrow gap I wanted. Would a MM
be better? ...
Posted in thread: What grind size to use on my malt mill? on 11-30-2015 at 02:57 AM
It makes sense. Does it help to condition the malt when doing BIAB?I wouldn't think so since
the bag is the filter and you probably aren't doing a fly sparge. I think it would be counter
Posted in thread: Tips for huge beer using biab on 11-29-2015 at 11:51 PM
I'm a fan of simple vs re circulation. I feel that simply insulating the kettle will suffice to
hold mash temps adequate to mash to a reasonable tolerance. If I were to recirculate I think I
Posted in thread: "It's a proprietary hop blend" on 11-26-2015 at 02:01 AM
There's just not much propriety with ingredients anyways. I understand if you dont want to give
out every detail, but what's the point of being so secretive? Ok your IPA is dry and citrusy,
Posted in thread: "It's a proprietary hop blend" on 11-26-2015 at 01:57 AM
We'll have to disagree about food. I don't think it's all that different. The reason good chefs
don't care about telling you what's in their food is that they know it's all about technique
Posted in thread: First huge beer with biab - session notes on 11-25-2015 at 11:47 PM
Decided to put my experience with the first huge beer and biab into a separate post so here
goes.The recipe is American barley wine from Brewing Classic Styles. Roughly the grain bill is
25.5 lbs and ...
Posted in thread: Tips for huge beer using biab on 11-25-2015 at 11:04 PM
Thank you, yes I likely do have an inherent preference and bias for bags over baskets. I just
thought it relevant with the thread that to maximize OG, the dead space outside a basket could
be a factor...