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Posted in thread: First huge beer with biab - session notes on 11-29-2015 at 09:00 PM
But not all the people interested in high gravity BIAB and reading this!!I took a quick video
of the winch in action but didn't have time to find a way to link it directly. Did post it to
my site thou...
Posted in thread: First huge beer with biab - session notes on 11-29-2015 at 01:38 AM
I can post a link to the winch and pulley I got off amazon. It's cheap, strong and works great.
Posted in thread: Tips for huge beer using biab on 11-28-2015 at 01:30 PM
Sorry i meant in general. In the case of 40lbs. What about 4 bags 10 lbs in each? Or 5 8 lbs in
each. So if double bagging didn't mess with efficiency then using two or three together wouldnt
Posted in thread: What is the best crush size for biab? on 11-28-2015 at 07:11 AM
+1Creating dough-balls is an absolute impossibility with full-volume mashing in my experience.
Dump it all in in a second or two and stir. Simple.hmm, I've always been scared to try this for
fear of k...
Posted in thread: Tips for huge beer using biab on 11-28-2015 at 07:06 AM
Yep, Two. I was concerned that the layers would somehow reduce efficiency but it worked out
Posted in thread: What is the best crush size for biab? on 11-28-2015 at 03:41 AM
Forgot to mention you can use a credit card to set the gap. That will get you to a .9mm gap
which should be perfect for a single pass crush.
Posted in thread: First huge beer with biab - session notes on 11-28-2015 at 03:35 AM
Thanks for posting your notes pretzelb, enjoyed reading through them..
Posted in thread: Tips for huge beer using biab on 11-28-2015 at 03:04 AM
Hey pretz.. Sorry I'm late to give you any advice. I've done a barley wine with around 40lbs of
grain, double-bagged in a 15 gallon pot, and it was a struggle. This was before I had a pulley
in the ga...
Posted in thread: What is the best crush size for biab? on 11-28-2015 at 02:15 AM
I grind it to dust, and pat the bag a few times to shake off the excess dusk before putting it
in the kettle. The only problem is I have quite a lot of dough balls, so I'm going to try
pouring in the ...
Posted in thread: Holding mash temps. on 11-28-2015 at 02:11 AM
I zip a jacket up around my 15 gal pot if I don't feel like firing the burner.