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Zeekstr

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I see lots of writeups on mash tuns. All great ideas. However, nobody yet has suggested this. Instead of a false bottom or a filter from a plumbing piece, use a BIAB bag as a filter. I tried it last week and it worked perfectly. No stuck sparges and I could sparge quickly.
 

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might just try that...it makes sense for sure...I'm guessing a paint strainer bag would work since I don't have a real deal brewing bag...?
 

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The biab bag needs something to give it structure. Otherwise in nose mash tuns it will not allow the mash to drain properly. I use a bag over my copper manifold on my HERMS because I'm using a tan pump and I don't want to clog it with grain chunks.
 
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This drained extremely well. I had to pull the bag away from the drain but that was no big deal. Yes I have a BIAB bag. I should have taken pics.
 
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