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Old 06-18-2011, 02:20 AM   #1
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I'm in the process of building a BIAB system for my Brew Buddy (I'm board at work) and I need to figure out which plate chiller to get. Could the users please post back with their info? I'm making a template to standardize the process for all. Please no "just use ice in the kettle" or Make an IC/CFCs. Just plate chiller info. Thanks in advance.


Chiller make/model -
Number Plates (if known)-
Pump or Gravity Flow -
Batch Size-
Chill time (Boil to ~65F)-
Water Temp-
Single Pass or Recirculate-
Cost at Purchase-
Time used (years or brews)-
Would you buy this one Again? Yes/No-

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Old 06-18-2011, 02:31 AM   #2
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Chiller make/model - rebel brewer chillhog 4000 with rebelsmart thermocouple and stainless quick disconnects
Number Plates (if known)- 40
Pump or Gravity Flow - pump
Batch Size- 10g
Chill time (Boil to ~65F)- haven't timed but it's under 15 minutes for certain.
Water Temp- 63
Single Pass or Recirculate- single
Cost at Purchase- $120 for chiller, $56 for thermocouple
Time used (years or brews)- 5 brews so far
Would you buy this one Again? Yes/No- absolutely

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Chiller make/model - alfa laval
Number Plates (if known)-2 x 25
Pump or Gravity Flow -pump
Batch Size-15gals
Chill time (Boil to ~65F)-10min
Water Temp-45f
Single Pass or Recirculate-recirc
Cost at Purchase-40.00 used for both
Time used (years or brews)-1 years 30 brews
Would you buy this one Again? Yes/No- yes

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Chiller make/model - 30 plate chiller from kegcowboy.com
Number Plates (if known)- 30
Pump or Gravity Flow - Pump
Batch Size-10 g
Chill time (Boil to ~65F)-~15 min to within 3-4 deg of amb. temp
Water Temp-60
Single Pass or Recirculate-both
Cost at Purchase-$72
Time used (years or brews)-~20 brews
Would you buy this one Again? Yes/No- Yes!

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