What to do for the apartment brewer? - Page 2 - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Electric Brewing > What to do for the apartment brewer?
Cool Brewing Corny 5G & Mini Giveaway
Sign-up To NEW HBT Article Newsletter - Brewing Articles Direct To You!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-09-2012, 10:40 PM   #11
olefattguy
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Posts: 46
Liked 12 Times on 10 Posts
Likes Given: 13


I brew in my kitchen all the time. I use a 28L electric urn and maxi-BIAB for 5 gallon batches and more (I do a kind of partigyle hybrid to make an IPA of 8 liters and a Stout/porter of 15 liters from the same mash).
Electric urns are more popular here in Europe from what I gather, and I cannot recommend the combination with BIAB enough. Simple and smart.

There is even a Danish company that sells a kit for this practice:


But of course these are made for 230v and 1800W.

The urn itself:


This is a PoorMansBraumeister



 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2012, 01:27 AM   #12
iijakii
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Portland-ish, OR
Posts: 5,975
Liked 1778 Times on 1115 Posts
Likes Given: 3309


Look up JKarp's CB20.



 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2012, 02:50 PM   #13
wilserbrewer
BIAB Expert Tailor
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
 
wilserbrewer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Jersey Shore, Jersey
Posts: 9,165
Liked 1223 Times on 941 Posts
Likes Given: 16


Quote:
Originally Posted by Schlomo View Post
......... but is it possible to do BIAB in a keggle? Grain Bag would have to not touch the elements im assuming, but is it possible?
..
Yes! Not only possible but not hard at all and works well! While you can certainly build something to keep the bag off the element(s)....there really is no proven need to fire the element with the bag in the pot...skipping the mashout is fine IMHO.
If you need to raise temp a bit, simply add a quart of boiling water from the tea kettle....done and simple....once you have a little experience, this won't likely be needed or an issue IME.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2014, 10:01 PM   #14
tferranti
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Barre, Vermont
Posts: 20
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts


I brew in the kitchen all the time on an electric stove. I used to brew extract but all grain now. i currently have 8 gal boiling. 10 gal mega pot. It takes a little longer to get up to temp but works just fine as long as you leave the cover on until boil. without the cover it will never get there. also recommend getting a different burner that is made for canning. i was using the standard burner and crushed it from the weight. canning ones are re-enforced to handle the weight. canning burner was about $15 on ebay

 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
the apartment brewer coolbeerluke General Beer Discussion 94 11-10-2012 12:58 AM
Need Advice for the Apartment Brewer KavDaven Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 03-21-2012 04:00 PM
All grain apartment brewing on balcony! First time brewer steveo929 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 4 01-23-2010 12:17 AM


Forum Jump