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The authoritative site on BIAB, founded by the pioneers. (Big changes coming soon to help all types of home craft brewers!)

  1. Help!

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    2. Registration Problems

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      Let's see if we can sort them out for you.

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    3. Initial Posting Problems

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      You need to do an initial post to this thread. Once it is approved, you should receive a notification and be free to post. This can sometimes take a few hours.

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    4. Help for Draft, Craft and Gold Members

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      Please let us know of any technical problems here.

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  2. Collect Your Site Keys Here - How to participate, access downloads and stay up to date.

    1. BIABrewer.info Essentials

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      Information essential to using this site.

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    2. The Master Guide of BIAB Brewing

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      The backbone of BIAB. All the files and commentary needed to understand and Brew in a Bag.

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    3. Important Notices

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      Please subscribe to this forum to remain up to date on essential site information at all times.

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  3. BIABrewer Bar - Pull up a seat and relax

    1. BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members

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      Where new site members and/or new brewers can get to find their way to great info and ask any questions they like.

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    2. Brew Day Stories and/or Pics

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      If your thread is marked, "Moved," it means that it may also be of value in the forum it has been moved to.

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    3. Intermediate Brewing

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      Jump in here once you are familiar with the site and have a few BIAB brews under your belt.

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    4. BIABrewer Old Hands

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      You old hands can talk about anything you like here. (Also a great place to discuss topics that might confuse new or intermediate brewers.)

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    5. General Chit-Chat, Nonsense & Rambles

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      A more social area to talk about brewing or anything else you like. You can even just rant and ramble to yourself here. ;)

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    6. BIAB - Region Specific Topics

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      Would you like to invite brewers to a few drinks at your place or meet up for a beer somewhere? Is there a competition on soon in your region? Do you want to sell something or know where to buy it locally? Or maybe you just want to talk some nonsense with brewers living near you? You can and should post anything region-specific in this section. All we ask here is that if appropriate, you start your topic title with the town or city you are from or where the event is taking place.

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    7. Your Feedback

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      Tell us about the best posts you see on BIABrewer.info, suggest changes to the site and report any technical errors here.

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  4. Temporary Holding Forum

    1. BIAB Recipes

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      Share your favourite recipes here.

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    2. Creating Your Own Recipes

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    5. Bags, Mashers, Thermometers, Kettles etc.

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      Try to post other equipment in an appropriate forum of "The Brewing Process" below.

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    6. Full-Volume Variations - FVV (diluting and/or sparging)

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      Any method that is not a 'full-volume' mash. Usually, but not always, requires more than a single vessel or heat source. Includes traditional, three-vessel brewing.

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    7. BIABAcus Help - Testing

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      Some drafting and testing of new site structure and BIABacus help.

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  5. BIAB Kettle Options

    1. Gas-Fired BIAB

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      For those who use gas to fire their BIAB brews.

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    2. Electric BIAB

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      For those who use electricity to fire their BIAB brews.

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    3. Stove-top BIAB (also known as Mini-BIAB)

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      For those who like to brew BIAB just using their stovetop.

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    4. BIAB Automation

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      For those with a soldering iron perhaps? :)

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  6. The Brewing Process

    1. Cleaning and Sanitisation

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    3. Hopping

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      Also see Hops

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    5. Chilling

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    6. Fermentation (Wort to Still Beer)

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      Also see Yeasts

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    7. Bottling

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      Assumes carbonation of flat beer is done using a priming sugar.

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    8. Kegging

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      Assumes carbonation of flat beer is done using a forced or gradual injection of CO2.

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    9. Flat Beer to Beer

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      Conditioning / Lagering / Ageing / Dispensing of Bottled and Kegged Beer.

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  7. Ingredients (Characteristics, Storage & Preparation)

    1. Brewing Water

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    3. Hops

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    4. Yeasts

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