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Does anyone line their mash tun with a BIAB?

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Home_alone1

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I’ve been doing this since my 3rd batch a couple years ago. My false bottom was crap so I improvised and got a bag from my LHBS . I brew with a lot of wheat and haven’t had a stuck sparge since going this rout.
 

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I line my basket with voile and it works great. I was astonished at the drain rate. I was getting frustrated with stuck sparges in mt igloo with hose braid. This soooo much better.
 

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+1 for @wilserbrewer 's BIAB bags and his ratcheting pulleys; awesome quality and stellar service, his bags are easy to hoist but will never let you down!!

After mashing out with a good squeeze I drop it in a bucket to cool off before dumping into a trash bag. Some days I am too worn out to dump it right away so I let it sit for a day or two, in which case the naturally occurring lactobacillus in the grain has taken over and my garage smells like yogurt. I never "wash" the bag beyond spraying out with hot water and rinsing thoroughly, then hang dry it from the hoisting hook over my kettle.

If I had any doubts about the old bag's durability I would have a backup on hand, but 35 batches in it is as strong and trustworthy as ever.
 
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