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Posted in thread: BIAB Barleywine (partial mash?) on 05-29-2014 at 03:58 AM
I brew exclusively with BIAB and have made barleywines and other big beers before with my
system. Basically, once you know the max. capacity of your system (how much grain and water you
can get in the...
Posted in thread: Blender for a yeast starter? on 06-01-2012 at 12:27 AM
Sanitation is drastically overrated. It's important, but you don't need to wear a condom when
you pitch your yeast like some people do. Err, wait.Condoms have their place in brewing...haha.
Posted in thread: Blender for a yeast starter? on 05-29-2012 at 06:17 AM
Like most things brewing related, a stir plate can be as expensive or cheap (and ugly) as you
want it to be and still work great. There's tons of threads on here on how to build cheap DC
Posted in thread: Blender for a yeast starter? on 05-29-2012 at 04:52 AM
Stir plates speed things up a bit, but they are mostly used because it's the most efficient way
to build starters (e.g. you might only have to make a 1L starter on a stir plate vs. a 3L
starter with n...
Posted in thread: Steam distillation of hops. on 05-04-2012 at 05:25 AM
I like your style guy.
Posted in thread: What's the most expensive 6 pack of beer you've seen? on 04-27-2012 at 02:51 AM
I thought you people drank Tooheys, Coopers, and that weird Black Wattle beer.I'm an American
studying in Australia. As a hop head, most domestic beers here do little for me. But
everything, not just ...
Posted in thread: What's the most expensive 6 pack of beer you've seen? on 04-26-2012 at 02:09 AM
$28 for a sixer of SN Torpedo IIPA in Australia.
Posted in thread: Pulley system for BIAB on 04-19-2012 at 12:54 PM
I set an oven rack on top of my pot. Then a bucket with holes drilled into the bottom on top of
that. Then the bag of grain goes inside the bucket.
Posted in thread: What is this for? What is it called? on 04-13-2012 at 02:38 AM
Won't blowing increase the risk of contamination???If you're really paranoid you can use an
in-line filter I'd say there's a 99% chance you're not going to infect your brew from blowing
gently on it...
Posted in thread: Why doesn't everyone just BIAB? on 04-09-2012 at 11:32 AM
Just to give a different perspective...From my understanding BIAB was conceived here in
Australia after home brewers first became aware of the Braumeister. They wanted a cheaper
alternative of mashing...