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Pair 150 lb Capacity Rope Pulleys [BIAB] – $11.99, $6.00 each + free prime ship

iPower GLROPEMG4 1-Pair 1/4 Inch 8-Feet Long Heavy Duty Adjustable Rope Clip Hanger (300lbs Weight Capacity), Black

iPower GLROPEMG4 1-Pair 1/4 Inch 8-Feet Long Heavy Duty Adjustable Rope Clip Hanger (300lbs Weight Capacity), Black

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  • Pair of 1/4″ Heavy Duty Rope Hanger
  • Up to 150-pound weight load capacity per ratchet; a pair can handle 300-pounds
  • 8 feet length braided polypropylene rope. 4 easy-to-use carabiner clips
  • Rope Material – Braided Polypropylen. Hook Material – Zinc Plated Steel / Metal Internal Gears
  • Fully adjustable and locking; tear & rust resistant; for multipurpose use

 

Note from HBF: Given the right setup, this could be helpful as a pulley for a BIAB setup.  Of course, you’ll want a capable place to hang it and want to make sure to stay under the rated capacity.

3/4/21 7 AM Central: These are selling for just $11.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

iPower GLROPEMG4 1-Pair 1/4 Inch 8-Feet Long Heavy Duty Adjustable Rope Clip Hanger (300lbs Weight Capacity), Black – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

32″ x 20″ BIAB Bag with Hand Holds, High Temp Rated – $11.99 + Free Ship Eligible – Limited Availability + Free BIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet

Mesh Grain Bag - 31.5 in. x 19.7 in. BAG29

Mesh Grain Bag – 31.5 in. x 19.7 in. from MoreBeer


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Perfect for Brew in a Bag, this large 31.5″ x 19.7″ bag will fit pots up to 21.5″ in diameter. These polyester bags have 1-inch wide nylon sewn over the seams, making them incredibly strong and resilient. At the opening of the bag the nylon forms 4 loops, making great handholds when lifting the bag or attaching to a winch system for large BIAB batches.

  • 63 micron mesh
  • Temperature rated to 230°F (110°C)

Limited Availability Deal of the Day: As of this posting, this is marked down to $11.99 as a MoreBeer Deal of the DayShipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US with most $59 Orders. Availability: This is available today only, while supplies last. Quantities are limited. Check the MoreBeer’s Deal of the Day to check today’s offering.

Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount.

Mesh Grain Bag – 31.5 in. x 19.7 in. BAG29

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5 Pack 26″ x 22″ Extra Large Drawstring BIAB Bags – $15.99… $3.20 each + free prime ship

5 Pack 26” x 22” Extra Large Brew Bags (5 Pack of Reusable Drawstring Brew Bags) 200 Micron - Food Grade - BPA Free - Perfect for Home-Brew Cider, Wine, Beer, Coffee, Grain Bag and More!

5 Pack 26” x 22” Extra Large Brew Bags

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  • Bulk 5 Pack – Get 5 of Our Reusable Drawstring Brew Bags, Compare Our Price Per Bag and You’ll See How Much You can Save!
  • Extra Large 26” – 22” – Easy to Use Drawstring That Will Accommodate Most Kettles and Pots. Designed to Be Able to Hold Up to 20 Pounds of Grain. They’re Also Reusable!Simply Wash, Rinse, and Use Again and Again!
  • BPA Free 200 Micron Mesh Bag – Made From Food Safe Heavy Duty Woven Nylon Mesh To Prevent any Seed Or Grain Seepage . Free of Harmful Bisphenol A Plastic.
  • Perfect Companion For Your Next Home Brew – Designed For a Variety of Uses; Including Brewing Beer, Homemade Apple Cider, Grape and Fruit Wines, And So Much More!

 

1/18/21 6:30 PM Central: These are selling for just $9.99. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

5 Pack 26” x 22” Extra Large Brew Bags (5 Pack of Reusable Drawstring Brew Bags) 200 Micron – Food Grade – BPA Free – Perfect for Home-Brew Cider, Wine, Beer, Coffee, Grain Bag and More! – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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TWO x Bellamei 250 Micron, 26″ x 22″ Drawstring Mesh Bags for BIAB Brew in a Bag – $11.39, $5.70 each + Free Prime Ship, w/Coupon

Bellamei Brew Bags Reusable 2 Pack 250 Micron Fine Mesh Bag for Fruit Cider Apple Grape Wine Press Drawstring Straining Brew in a Bag

Bellamei Brew Bags Reusable 2 Pack 250 Micron Fine Mesh Bag for Fruit Cider Apple Grape Wine Press Drawstring Straining Brew in a Bag

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  • 【Highest Quality Material】Bellamei brew bags are made of fine durable polyester and has passed SGS Cerification,it will offer us a safe and healthy choice.Double reinforced stitched edge won’t rip or tear easily. These brew bags are washable,reusable and will remain smell free and useful for the longest time. The hole of our brew bag is 250 micron mesh, so it’s much tighter and can filters the smaller particles, which ensures no grains slip into.Wash with warm soap water, rinse and let them dry
  • 【Perfect Sizes】The brew in a bag’s size is extra large(26″ wide and 22″ height),it ensure you can brew even the largest of recipes without spilling any grain. Use your existing kettle setup for an easy transition to All-Grain brewing! The large size(22″x26″) is suitable enough for any application.It will fit kettles up to 17″ in diameter and will hold up to 20lbs of grain! The safty temperature is -40℉-248℉ (-40℃-120℃).
  • 【Perfect Design】The strong drawstring is easy pull drawstring ensures no spills and quick clean up.The drawstring with adjustable lock make sure the bag doesn’t fall into the pot and stays secure and tight.These clever design is prevents bag contact with hot kettle bottom.
  • 【Multiple Uses】This brew in a bag makes a fantastic gift for people who love to make homebrew.Save time and money versus traditional mash tuns when All-Grain brewing.The brew in a bag method eliminates the need for a mash tun, later tun, or hot liquor pot.This mesh bags are perfect used for fruit/cider/apple/grape/wine press.From jams to cold brew to cider and fruit wine making, this bag can do it all!

 

Note from HBF: The pictured kettle is not included.

2/15/21 6:30 AM Central: These are selling for $12.39.  Click “Save $1 with coupon” and the price drops to $11.39 at checkout. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Bellamei Brew Bags Reusable 2 Pack 250 Micron Fine Mesh Bag for Fruit Cider Apple Grape Wine Press Drawstring Straining Brew in a Bag – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Related: BIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet | The Brew Bag

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150 lb Capacity Rope Ratchet [BIAB] – $7.99 + free prime ship

Rope Ratchet 10016 Ratcheting Tie Down Rope Hanger Pulley, 1/4" & 150 lbs Weight Capacity

Rope Ratchet Tie Down Rope Hanger Ratchet Pulley, 1/4″ & 150 lbs Weight Capacity

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  • THE BEST: The easy-to-use 1/4″ ROPE RATCHET is the answer to all your tie-down needs for work or play. Whether you need to use it for rope lights, as a kayak hoist, grow light hangers, adjustable light hangers, or kayak locking pulley we got you covered. Rope Ratchet only, without rope.
  • BUILT TOUGH: The patented design and rugged construction lets you secure a wide variety of loads quickly and easily. Every ROPE RATCHET is made super tough rope so you can depend on it to work as a rv awning hook, for your rope tarp, part of your ceiling pulley system, or as a heavy duty rope hanger. Every ROPE RATCHET is made super tough so you can depend on it to take all the hard work you do. 150lb Weight Capacity.
  • GET IT DONE: With the ROPE RATCHET you simply attach the two hooks and pull the loose end of the rope to get the secure tightness you need. Feel comfortable using it as a bike rope, light pulley, or ratchet pulley. With ROPE RATCHET Tie-Downs you never have to worry about stretching, snapping back or loosening.
  • SAFE & SECURE: Your load stays secure because the rope automatically locks in place with every pull and stays locked until you release it by pushing the convenient Thumb Release Lever.
  • TRUSTED: Carolina North Manufacturing warrants its products to be free of defects in material or workmanship for a period of one year from the date of purchase. Hands down our products will keep you in the game.

From HBF: Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

 

  • Note from HBF: Given the right setup, this could be helpful as a pulley for a BIAB setup.  Of course, you’ll want a capable place to hang it and want to make sure to stay under the rated capacity.
  • What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “BIAB” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

2/14/21 8:30 PM Central: This has dropped to just $7.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Carolina North 10016 1/4″ Rope Ratchet, 150 lbs Capacity – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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TWO x Extra Large Reusable Bag with Drawstring for BIAB by the Weekend Brewer – $15.99, $8 each + free prime ship

2pk Extra Large (26" x 22") Reusable Drawstring Straining Brew in a Bag

2 Pack Extra Large Reusable Drawstring Brew in a Bag by the Weekend Brewer

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  • SAVE TIME AND MONEY versus traditional mash tuns when all-grain brewing. Brew in a bag lets you move to all grain or partial mash brewing easily, and the BIAB method is very simple to set up and execute, even with limited space. The brew in a bag method eliminates the need for a mash tun, lauter tun, or hot liquor pot.
  • DURABLE – These bags are made of durable polyester and can be washed and reused multiple times. Durable polyester and rugged stitching ensures no grains slip into the wort. Easy removal of the grains makes the rest of your brew day and cleanup a breeze. Drawstring closure ensures a complete seal before removal.
  • EXTRA LARGE – 26″ wide and 22″ tall to ensure you can brew even the largest of recipes without spilling any grain. Use your existing kettle setup for an easy transition to all-grain brewing! The large size makes the bag versatile enough for any application; from jams to cold brew to cider and fruit wine making, this bag can do it all!
  • This bag will fit kettles up to 17″ in diameter and will hold up to 20lbs of grain! The Weekend Brewer Drawstring Brew in a Bag is used by large scale craft breweries and first-time homebrewers alike. Trust the bag used by thousands of homebrewers for any application!
  • TWO PACK: This listing is for (2) Homebrew Mesh Brew in a Bags. Can be used for a variety of applications outside of brewing too! Great for anything requiring a mesh bag to cook or filter.

 

2/14/21 1 AM Central: These are selling for $15.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can  change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

2pk Extra Large (26″ x 22″) Reusable Drawstring Straining Brew in a Bag – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Brew In a Bag: Brew fantastic craft beers at home using the All Grain brew in a bag method Kindle Edition – $4.99

Brew In a Bag: Brew fantastic craft beers at home using the All Grain brew in a bag method Kindle EditionBrew In a Bag: Brew fantastic craft beers at home using the All Grain brew in a bag method Kindle Edition

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This illustrated book, written by an experienced brewer, explains the process and steps necessary to brew top quality beers, ales, lagers, at home from natural ingredients. The book describes, step by step, a typical ‘brew-day’ then goes on to explain more completely the equipment that will be needed, the ingredients to include, how to generate a suitable recipe and more in-depth explanation of each of the processes required.


 

Kindle Edition books can be viewed on your Kindle Device or on free reader applications available for your iPhone, Android or Windows smart phone – and  for your web browser via Amazon’s Cloud Reader.  This dynamic link will take you to the appropriate reader for your current platform.

1/29/21 7 AM Central: This is selling for $4.99.  Price and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

Brew In a Bag: Brew fantastic craft beers at home using the All Grain brew in a bag method Kindle Edition


Also:  BIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet | The Brew Bag – Purpose Made BIAB | BIAB: Brew in a Bag – Easy All Grain Homebrew! – Gear, Resources & Reviews

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FOUR x Large Drawstring Nylon Bags [BIAB] Bags – $15.99… $4 each + Free Prime Ship

Blulu 4 Pack Large Reusable Straining Bag Nylon Filter Mesh Food Strainer Bag Nut Milk Bag Yogurt Strainer, Sieve Soy Almond Milk Nuts Fruit Juice Cold Brew Home Brewing, 66 x 56 cm/ 26 x 22 Inch

4 Pack Large Reusable Straining Bags, 26 x 22 Inch.


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  • Package includes: 4 large straining bags; Size: 66 x 56 cm/ 26 x 22 inch, it will hold up to 65 lbs of grain; Bag material: made from 177 micron tightly woven nylon mesh
  • Design: large bag with a wide opening and drawstring, easily fits over any jug, jar, food processor or blender for easy filling, very fine nylon mesh lets liquids through, no particulates, debris or solids
  • Usage: a multipurpose food straining bag, good for making nut milk, soy almond milk, cold brew, green juice, soup, jelly, grain brewing, fruit wine, brewery
  • Reusable and toughly durable: the food grade strainers are easy for daily use, make your own drinks and snacks, pure and healthy food for you and your family, easily cleaned up and fast drying
  • Big size filter bag: the nylon strainer bags ensure you to brew even the largest recipes without spilling any grain; Brewing in a bag allows you move to all grain or partial mash brewing easily

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Blulu 4 Pack Large Reusable Straining Bag Nylon Filter Mesh Food Strainer Bag Nut Milk Bag Yogurt Strainer, Sieve Soy Almond Milk Nuts Fruit Juice Cold Brew Home Brewing, 66 x 56 cm/ 26 x 22 Inch – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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My Brewing Spreadsheet

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 This is the main sheet where you will fill in information about your beer and your mash parameters.  Click to enlarge.

Brew Day Spreadsheet

The spreadsheet is setup from my perspective, as a batch sparger.  Having said that, almost everything applies equally to a fly sparger with the possible exceptions of the computed mash ratio (more below), planning on a set volume of sparge water and the step by step batch sparge directions.


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My brew day spreadsheet helps you calculate water volumes and temps and helps you do simple tracking.

If you’re looking for a powerful, full featured solution for building recipes, brew day tracking and loads more, consider Brewfather.


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Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing + Water Calculation Spreadsheet

I periodically brew small (1-3) gallon all grain batches of beer on my stove top.  Some reasons I do that… 1.  The weather – it’s too cold, too hot or too something else, 2.  Time or 3.  I want to test something.  It’s a fun, simple, quick and economical way to brew all grain with minimal investment.

For the extract brewer, what kind of gear is needed to accomplish this amazing feat?  A comprehensive list follows…

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