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Homebrew Academy review of the The Brew Bag®

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Homebrew Academy review of the The Brew Bag®

Todd Hamm took our Round Cooler Bag for a test drive. You can see his video here. 

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Brulosophy - A few of his favorite things for Christmas.

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We didn't know The Brew Bag was a "favorite thing", but we're glad it is! The paragraph below is the excerpt from his site -  http://brulosophy.com/2014/11/24/a-few-of-my-favorite-things-gift-ideas-for-a-homebrewer/  Whether you’re a regular BIAB’r or not, a high quality bag can come in real handy on brew day, and The Brew Bag is a killer option. These bags have a fine enough weave to keep all husk material out of your wort while allowing decent flow liquid, and they can also be used as a hop filter to reduce kettle trub. Click here for a detailed review.

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BRULOSOPHY review of The Brew Bag

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Unlike the cheap grain bags I’d used in the past, The Brew Bag is made of a very fine mesh and includes 4 nylon strap handles to make lifting it out of the mash tun easier. The seams are sewn in such a way that grains would be unable to get stuck underneath, something I found to be incredibly helpful when it came time to clean-up.

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The Brew Bag vs Paint Strainer and Muslin Bags.

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About every fourth person I speak with asks why the The Brew Bag is better than a paint straining bag, or why not just get the two pack nylon bag from their local home brew store, or why not just use a muslin bag, "that's what the steeping brew kits come with". So here's the straight up on bag material and why Voile is the best.  Paint strainer bags are made of nylon and have a thread count of 45. Thread count is measured in a square inch both vertically and horizontally. Paint strainer bags have 9 threads vertical and...

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The Brew Bag® - Great beer ahead.

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The Brew Bag® - Great beer ahead.

What began as a simple problem ended with a great product that has already been used by many brewers with positive results - and re-orders!  When I started brewing a few years ago, I did what most folks do - I watched, asked, and watched some more. On February 12, 2011 I bought my first extract kit and gave it a whirl. That first one was a Bavarian Hefeweizen, mostly because my wife likes that style, and I was working the plan towards mutual happiness. It turned out OK, drinkable, not bad, really. It was worth doing after all, and...

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