The home winemakers friend! Makes it easy to get the fruit off the pulp.
Also useful for straining hops for beer making.
They are reusable. Red wine will stain them!
Most people use the coarse bag and it's the easiest for most home brew.
Small Coarse straining bag. 28 x 35 Cm when folded flat
Perfect for a gallon of fruit wine. Takes about 2 kg of fermented fruit.
Useful for straining hops or grain as well.
Coarse mesh is usually great for most uses, it will strain fruit without blocking up.
It's best to use it as a straining bag and not squeeze it too much as you can get a lot of fine pulp residue that just settles out in the demi-john later, you get most of the flavour out the fruit without squeezing
Small fine straining bag. 28 x 35 Cm when folded flat
Fine mesh, water passes through it easy enough.
Will filter out anything bigger than about .5mm.
Will filter out anything bigger than about .5 mm.
Good for Sloe Gin, fine filtering of wine pulp and
general filtering where the coarse filter bag leaves too much behind.
For most uses the coarse bags will do the job.
Large coarse straining bag.
53 x 35 Cm when folded flat
Good big bag when you need something with more capacity.
It's about the same as coarse curtain netting material, it will be suitable for most home brew uses.
Hole sizes are about 2mm
Large fine straining bag 53x35 Cm
It takes ages for fruit pulp to filter through this, use the coarse one first unless you don't mind waiting!
If you squeeze the fruit too much through these bags you can get a lot of fine pulp settling out.
The best way to sterilise all these bags is to just boil them for a minute.
Bags made of a sort of muslin On hop page- Click for link!
For mashing and sparging beer- On mashing page click for link
These are really just made for sparging beer!
20 x 20 cm x 25 high -Bucket not included
Fits one, two or three gallon buckets easily, you may have to bend it a bit to make it fit a six gallon bucket properly.
Perfect for straining fruit flowers, hops and all kinds of things.
Saves spilling everything and having your fruit drop into the bit you've already strained!
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