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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
    gradually? Doug...

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November 18, 2014  •  08:22 PM
Wasn't sure where to post this - maybe this will do the trick. New brewer here with a few successful extract batches to my credit. Planning on my first BIAG session this weekend and wanted to thank you for your kick ass calculator! I played around with others out there, but none made as much intuitive sense as the Priceless one has. I am really hoping to use the heck out of it in the coming year as I refine my process.

Once again, sincere thanks for your efforts!
 
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