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[center] Key Temperature Terms [/center] An all-grain brewer needs to be aware that water, sweet liquor and wort expand and contract depending on their temperature. The important temperatures can be called... Ambient Temperature: Any temperature that approximates 15 C plus or minus 10C (59 to 77 F (...

[center] "Water," into, "Beer." [/center] Water goes through several stages to become beer. Most stages involve a transition so do not become too pedantic here. Liquor: In brewing, 'liquor', simply means the water being used for the brew. The term is not widely used or necessary in home brewing but ...

[center] Terms that can be abbreviated. Also see Phrase Express and Clear Brewing Terminology to automate the writing of the below and more.[/center] In order of Measurement... TWN - Total Water Needed SWN - Strike Water Needed VOM - Volume of Mash VIB - Volume into Boil GIB - Gravity into Boil EIB ...

The Misinformation Thread

Note that guests/visitors are also able to post in this thread. No one likes to say, "You got it wrong", however not identifying poor information or misinformation can have ongoing ramifications. This is one of the several major reasons why BIABrewer.info was created. This thread is a place where y...

The Visitor's Thread.

Note that guests/visitors are able to post in this thread. How did you find your way here? What are your first impressions? Is there anything stopping you doing your first post and becoming an active member of BIABrewer.info? What information, posts or threads keep you coming here? [center] Thread ...

What's looking good on Amazon? (Draft thread.)

The, "What's looking good on Amazon?" thread allows you several easy opportunities to support BIABrewer and/or the members who give you the most value here. Before we explain these options in full, could a member here who intends to buy something through Amazon today, please click on the banner that...

Please excuse the slow reply GuingesRock. We're running behind schedule as always and your post has a few questions that are very hard to answer. We'll leave the girl by the tree in this instance. Hopefully the female brewers here will laugh at the male silliness and humour just this once. BIABrewer...

Does this recipe have integrity? Can I copy it?

Most brewers, at least to begin with, copy their recipes from another source. Unfortunately, there are very few sources of high integrity recipes, recipes that can be copied well. Examples of low and high integrity recipes can be found in this post . Please read it before posting here . Once you hav...

[center] Section C - Source Recipe Information [/center] [EDNOTE: The lay-out and wording of Sections C and D has been going on for well over a year as it is the hardest area to make easy and logical. The few fields in these sections have a lot of power in them but we have never been happy with the ...

[center]Brewing Process and Terminology Chart[/center] A primary goal of the BIABacus has always been to provide unambiguous terminology. Clear terminology acts as the building block of the BIABacus. As far as possible, we have tried to use terminology that is self-explanatory, unambiguous and easi...

[center] Colour Questions [/center] We need to explore several questions regarding colour as they are all inter-related. Please read the post in entirety. Why don't you have a space in the BIABacus that would show us what the beer should look like? The first and last reason is that it cannot be done...

[center] Q. How many Fields must I Complete to 'Start' the BIABacus? Answer. Five [/center] On a first glance, the BIABacus will seem daunting however, once you become familiar with it, you will find it is incredibly fast and flexible. For example, one common question is, "Is my kettle big enough?" ...

We trust everyone enjoyed their New Year celebrations and have a few interesting brews planned for the coming year. Here are some answers to some points GuingesRock brought up earlier in the thread. I was also impressed that the moderators and administrators seem to be active... The moderators here ...

Well done Sydney. A great start to the New Year as, always!

Feel free to use this thread to post pics or memories of the last beer you had in 2012 or the first you had in 2013 or simply of what you are doing to see the new year in.

We hope 2013 will be a great year for all brewers,
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:lol: GuingesRock, Thank you for your kind sentiments. You have raised a lot of good points in your posts above. Instead of answering them all in one post, hopefully you won't mind if we knock them off one at a time over the next few days? There are four brewers we regard as founding the site. All o...

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