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Posted in thread: BIAB Kettle Question on 12-29-2014 at 05:08 AM
The rack may come in handy if you need to heat it with the bag in there. Otherwise I would
leave it off.
Posted in thread: Help starting a yeast library on 12-23-2014 at 03:13 AM
By wheat do you mean american wheat? Slightly citrusy? If so I'd just use a clean neutral ale
yeast, same one for ipa should work. There are lots of good saison yeasts. I'd rather pitch
liquid than ha...
Posted in thread: Is this possible? on 12-19-2014 at 03:12 AM
Agreed with texas. I'd keep at least a quarter gallon headspace for pre boil.
Posted in thread: BIAB Process with Small Kettle on 12-18-2014 at 03:09 AM
Interesting, I've never heard of a no chill. Wouldn't that mess up the cold break? Something
about off flavors if it doesn't cool quickly? I've never heard of MaxiBIAB, but after reading
about it, it ...
Posted in thread: Understanding BIAB calculators on 12-17-2014 at 02:31 AM
I checked it out. What do I put in for sparging volume?That's dependent on your recipe and
equipment, for a full volume mash you would put 0. It's only needed if you want to mash
thicker, and sparge, ...
Posted in thread: Indoor BIAB on 12-16-2014 at 05:02 AM
Just an update from by brew yesterday. I eliminated the mash-out rest as you advised. My
brewhouse efficiency dropped from 77 last brew to 72 this time. No other changes were made and
the grain bill w...
Posted in thread: Understanding BIAB calculators on 12-16-2014 at 03:28 AM
Here's an explanation on how to use the calculator. talks a bit about calculating the
boil-off rate too:Didn't know you had an article on here, thanks for the link!
Posted in thread: Understanding BIAB calculators on 12-16-2014 at 12:51 AM
A question about these calculators that I see online.How do I know how much is going to boil
off during the boil?This is the calculator that I was looking at: they said, boil off is going
to vary bas...
Posted in thread: question about no chill brewing on 12-14-2014 at 07:23 PM
K meta will stabilize it and prevent the yeast from working. Airspace is not ideal, but not
really a deal breaker. Just make sure the hot wort touches all sides, to pasteurize the air,
and it's sealed...
Posted in thread: Stovetop brew-in-a-bag??? on 12-14-2014 at 07:20 PM
Don't worry about the ibu, unless you're aiming for a high ibu (iipa or something) you won't
notice.Trub settles out. Temp variation sounds strange, maybe try doughing in a little more