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Brew in a Bag -

A question I get from Brew in a Bag brewers a lot is do I have Brew in a Bag Recipes? Brew in a Bag Brewing is All Grain Brewing and Brew in a Bag Recipes are All Grain Recipes. There is no difference. If you take a look at our Brew in a Bag Recipe Kits the only adjustment made for the brew in a bag recipes is the water volume. Other than water volume, the recipes are exactly the same.  Take a look at our Brew in a Bag Recipes All Grain Brewing Kits. Every kit has a printable...

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Yeast Starter -

Yeast starters are a great way to make sure you pitch plenty of healthy, vital yeast ready to do what they do best! I have made hundreds of starters and this is my favorite Yeast Starter Calculator. FYI, I use the K. Troester Stir Plate Calculation.  Yeast Calculator

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Fermentation -

Properly fermenting beer is the pathway to great homebrew.  Working in a homebrew store, many of our customers will tell us that they brewed a beer and it is just ok, or it's a little funky, or there is this flavor that's not supposed to be there. And then the inevitable question, what do I need to do to brew better beer?  In virtually every case after questioning the customer about process, it is determined that the issue is most likely a fermentation issue.  Sometimes new homebrewers get caught up in having a great kit, or a great recipe, the...

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Brew in a Bag -

Many of you have watched our first Brew in a Bag or BIAB video. In this video we talk a little more about different ways to maintain mash temperature. We cover why you would want to recirculate your wort with a pump.  We also show an electric brew in a bag system and talk about why you might want to go electric. In the last video you saw a very cumbersome and messy way to remove the bag once the mash is done. In this video we show you an inexpensive hoist that is absolutely the simplest way to remove your...

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All Grain Brewing -

Value in a brew kettle is established by comparison. We compared two of the most feature laden brew kettles on the market today. The Ss Brewtech Brewmaster Edition and the Northern Budweiser Edelmettal. Compare for yourself.    As you can see the Ss Brewtech Brew Kettle is vastly superior with larger capacity, Sanitary Tri-Clamp Fittings, 33% heavier gauge Stainless Steel, and Dish Bottom and Firebox for more efficient heating, all for the same price as the Edelmetall. What's in your brewery?    

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