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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-24-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,532
Posted By ElDuderino
brewinabag.weebly.com is now bagbrewer.com...

brewinabag.weebly.com is now bagbrewer.com (http://bagbrewer.com)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-24-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,844
Posted By ElDuderino
Thanks for plugging my bags, tknice! I just...

Thanks for plugging my bags, tknice! I just wanted to point out that brewinabag.weebly.com now points to a site about vacuums :drunk:

If you are interested in a bag, you can go to my new web...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-24-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,454
Posted By ElDuderino
brewinabag.weebly.com points to a vacuum site now...

brewinabag.weebly.com points to a vacuum site now :drunk:

If you are interested in a bag, you can see my updated site by going to bagbrewer.com (http://bagbrewer.com)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-24-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By ElDuderino
brewinabag.weebly.com is no more (and links to a...

brewinabag.weebly.com is no more (and links to a site about vacuums)

The new name is bagbrewer.com (http://bagbrewer.com) for those interested in finding a bag
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-12-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By ElDuderino
Has anyone tried making something to slide over...

Has anyone tried making something to slide over the probe while doing brew in a bag that is more rounded on the end and less likely to get caught up in the bag?

I've thought of using 1/2 or 3/4...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-02-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,920
Posted By ElDuderino
For those who are interested in a strong, well...

For those who are interested in a strong, well built bag sewn to the dimensions of their own kettle, please have a look at my web site:

bagbrewer.com (http://www.bagbrewer.com)

I have made bags...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-29-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By ElDuderino
I love wyeast 1968 for quick beers. It drops...

I love wyeast 1968 for quick beers. It drops amazingly bright in less than a week. It has a nice flavor. You should try your Black IPA. I just brewed a 1.056 ESB and it was crystal clear in six...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-16-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By ElDuderino
I should have looked at the recipe... 1.098 is a...

I should have looked at the recipe... 1.098 is a big beer and I don't think getting a lower efficiency should worry you too much. One thing you could try when doing such a big beer is to do a dunk...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-16-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By ElDuderino
I BIAB and usually get 80% efficiency. I...

I BIAB and usually get 80% efficiency.

I grind my grain at .027" on my mill and use an automotive feeler gauge to set the gap. If you are milling at your homebrew shop, they probably won't let...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-11-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,018
Posted By ElDuderino
I would wash it by either running it through with...

I would wash it by either running it through with non fragrant soap (no stuff with zippers) and then boil some water, turn off the burner, add a drop or so of dish soap and let it soak and stir with...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-25-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By ElDuderino
You could also mash in one pot and have the...

You could also mash in one pot and have the second pot heated to mash out temperature, maybe 175F to account for the cooling effect of the grain. When you are done with your mash, heat the mash...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By ElDuderino
You will be fine using flaked wheat instead of...

You will be fine using flaked wheat instead of raw and it will be easier to mash. Even though they are both wheat, flaked and raw behave differently and contribute different amounts of protein to...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,687
Posted By ElDuderino
I would think it would be impractical, may be...

I would think it would be impractical, may be impossible, to lift several tons of wet grain out of a kettle.

It works great making five to ten gallons of beer in my back yard, though:mug:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By ElDuderino
Try to find a bag that fits your kettle so that...

Try to find a bag that fits your kettle so that the grain can come in contact with all the brewing liquor. Mash for 75 minutes. I use tastybrew.com 's calculator to figure out my strike water...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-30-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,999
Posted By ElDuderino
On canning and safety: When I was looking into...

On canning and safety:
When I was looking into chilling in the cube, I read a bunch of posts on the Australian forum aussiehomebrewer.com and a bunch of those guys are making wort ahead of time,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-29-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,999
Posted By ElDuderino
I started doing something on brew day that always...

I started doing something on brew day that always gives me starter wort when I need it. When I am done brewing I dump the remaining wort at the bottom of my keggle into a bucket. Yes, it is full of...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-19-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By ElDuderino
The home furnishings department in a big grocery...

The home furnishings department in a big grocery store is another place to look. The one near me sells two plain voile curtain panels for $8 or so. There is plenty of material to make a bag or two;...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-19-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By ElDuderino
For a grain bag, you want the finest mesh you can...

For a grain bag, you want the finest mesh you can find. Lots of material will work, and people here use everything from paint strainer bags, which usually have a slightly bigger weave, to sheer...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-11-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By ElDuderino
For those who don't want to/ can't sew, I make...

For those who don't want to/ can't sew, I make strong bags with handles.

Brew in a Bag - Brew In a Bag - Home (http://www.brewinabag.weebly.com)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-26-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By ElDuderino
The only time I have liquid spill out over the...

The only time I have liquid spill out over the top is when I try to pull the bag out too fast. Try suspending the bag just a little over the wort until most of the liquid drains out. It is easier...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-26-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By ElDuderino
I use a keggle and have done both 5 and ten...

I use a keggle and have done both 5 and ten gallon batches. I do five these days, because I can brew more often and it makes my brew day more managable and relaxed. I can understand wanting to do...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-10-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By ElDuderino
I brew in a keggle with BIAB and have no...

I brew in a keggle with BIAB and have no problems. If I want to fire up my pot to raise the temp or something, I just raise the bag off the bottom. Why do you want to use a ss basket?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-08-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By ElDuderino
It sounds like your brew day was harder than you...

It sounds like your brew day was harder than you wanted, but like you said, the beer will probably taste that much better in the end.

It's hard to do a five gallon batch out of a seven gallon...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-08-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By ElDuderino
Here is a link to transcripts of Jamil's recipes:...

Here is a link to transcripts of Jamil's recipes:
http://beerdujour.com/JamilsRecipes.htm

If you want a lot of 'mouthfeel' and body, I would mash at a higher temp and use the 1968. Using wl001...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-07-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By ElDuderino
I would suggest using wyeast 1968 -- It drops...

I would suggest using wyeast 1968 -- It drops bright in about a week! Crystal clear beer with no filtration and it has a nice flavor. I just went to Everybody's Brewing in White Salmon, Oregon, and...
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