Maxi-BIAB - boiling extra wort separately?

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Maxi-BIAB - boiling extra wort separately?

Post by SpamNMash » 4 years ago

So I'm thinking of having a crack at Maxi-BIAB this evening. My electric urn is 17L, so I probably won't be able to fit all the extra wort in it for the the boil. Could I just boil the extra stuff on the hob and add it with the rest into the FV? If so, would it be better to use all the hops in the "main" boil, or split them by ratio between the two boils?

(Apologies if this has come up before, I couldn't find anything in search)


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Post by BobBrews » 4 years ago


Nothing ventured nothing gained! Brewing is very forgiving. Do what you have to do just do it cleanly with sanitized equipment when dealing with the cooled wort!
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