Originally Posted by cheesecake
Brew in a bag is all grain....
Yeah, sort of. Having done all grain with a mash tun, even if I did BIAB, I'd want a pump for recirculating the wort while "mashing" and then also for pumping it through the chiller.
By the time I muck around with a couple kettles, a pump, a chiller and hoses, I've recreated a brew stand on a smaller scale. I might as well brew on the big stand I'm building and throw out what I don't like. I can buy a lot of ingredients for what I'd spend putting together a small system.
Or am I wrong ? Has someone been done this road and have experience to share ? Does anyone have a full on large batch brewstand and still found it very handy to brew 1 gallon batches ?