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  • Posted in thread: Buring my beer, Help! on 12-01-2016 at 11:12 AM
    Couple of things. You haven't mentioned anything about the condition of your heating element at
    the end of the brew day. Is it covered in scorched black stuff? Any time I've scorched a batch,
    this has...

  • Posted in thread: Hitting mash temp. with recirculating ebiab on 11-30-2016 at 07:16 PM
    The only problem I've personally had doing what you describe is head retention issues. From
    what I've experienced, if you sit for too long at those lower temps this is effectively a
    protein rest, whic...

  • Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-30-2016 at 06:56 PM
    I saw that as well. As a Grainfather user, a couple of things that stand out to me about this
    unit: 1) these units (Grainfather included) are too tall to use on a counter top and still be
    able to rais...

  • Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-30-2016 at 11:57 AM
    For anyone reading this thread, debating the purchase of a Grainfather, here's an interesting
    cheap alternative Couldn't find it on the interwebs, hence the snapshot. Just saw it in the
    William's Brew...

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Edge Mash & Boil on 11-29-2016 at 08:58 PM
    No need for a pump with an immersion chiller! But I do wonder if step mashes would be feasible
    without circulating the wort.

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Edge Mash & Boil on 11-29-2016 at 08:43 PM
    Just saw this in my latest William's Brewing catalog. Very, very compelling for brewing in my
    country cottage. Looks to be a $300 Grainfather alternative.

  • Posted in thread: Dual immersion chiller on 11-29-2016 at 05:25 PM
    Yes.

  • Posted in thread: Will this kettle be OK for an EBIAB build? on 11-28-2016 at 03:01 AM
    Taller and narrower also had the benefit of easier distribution of wort during recirculation.
    With a short and wide kettle it becomes more difficult to evenly distribute the recirculated
    wort.

  • Posted in thread: BIAB with an electric portable water heater on 11-28-2016 at 02:57 AM
    Do not recommend! It looks like an identical product to
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FO8FY68/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1I had
    two of these. The both failed in the same manner. ...

  • Posted in thread: stever1000's recirculating e-BIAB on 11-23-2016 at 04:15 AM
    One last thing. Some people mentioned boil off and not wanting to lose wort. You are actually
    loosing steam and chemicals. I saw a BeerSmith youtube with Randy Mosher (I think), where he
    said that you...

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