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by drtablet
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: BIAB help
Replies: 6
Views: 1916

Re: BIAB help

Top common reasons ur beer turns out bad 1) Make sure you control ferment temp - I'd do 17-18C 2) Pitch a good quantity of healthy yeast. If you under pitch its will turn out with off flavors. 3) related to 2). make sure the wort is oxygenated. Either with /splashing/shaking or bubbling pure O2 thro...
by drtablet
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: Insulation for the outside
Replies: 12
Views: 3313

Re: Insulation for the outside

look up kingspan.
by drtablet
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: dry hopping
Replies: 10
Views: 2468

Re: dry hopping

I put pellets in a large bag. (with hook on inside of lid, or even with dental floss over the edge to get the bag out later). Put them in 3-4 days after pitching yeast and leave for 3-7days. So the hop aroma goes into the beer at the same time as conditioning at 19C. Then squeeze bags to get the goo...
by drtablet
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: Off flavours
Replies: 10
Views: 1040

Re: Off flavours

make sure you pitch a ton of happy healthy yeast.
Its not really possible to over pitch yeast, but if you under pitch it can lead to all kinds of problems, like you describe.
by drtablet
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: BIAB & Beersmith
Replies: 5
Views: 2093

Re: BIAB & Beersmith

I use BIABacus from biabrewer.info
Love it.
by drtablet
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: engine hoist for large grain biab
Replies: 12
Views: 1574

Re: engine hoist for large grain biab

Hello, I do BIAB in a 185l pot, so use about 130litres of water with about 30kg of grain. Which is pretty heavy when wet, but nothing I cant lift with the pully. I pull mine up with a pully no problem and swing the bag over the pot before releasing it into a wheel barrow. This guy in the states made...
by drtablet
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Fermentation temp control
Replies: 16
Views: 1508

Re: Fermentation temp control

Hi Guy, I read your reply-post with great interest. I'm about to setup a MAX210 to cool my fermenter (with an inserted coil). My initial thoughts were - " I How can I use the pump to circulate the cool bath water when I need it while keeping the water bath cool". I thought of somehow activating the ...