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Old 05-05-2009, 02:14 AM   #1
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I purchased a kit online and forgot the grain bag. D'oh! The LHBS closed 13 minutes ago. What can I use as a make shift bag? I'd like to brew tonight. I tried a cheese cloth but the holes were too large. Any ideas?? Thanks!



 
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:16 AM   #2
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Are you doing a partial mash? I just do mine in a pot in the oven and then pour it through a strainer. You can dump it back into the pot to do a sort of batch sparge that way and run it back through the strainer.


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Old 05-05-2009, 02:20 AM   #3
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home depot - paint strainer bag.
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:21 AM   #4
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If you can bring yourself to use them - the foot cut from an old pair of your SO's panty hose. Boil 'em first.
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:21 AM   #5
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Paint strainers from HD work great. You could also use some nylon pantyhose, but the dye could leach out. Or you could go no bag, and just use a strainer like Cheshire said.
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:28 AM   #6
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thanks everyone, i think ill just go without a bag and strain.

 
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:29 AM   #7
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Paint strainer bags for sure.



 
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