Originally Posted by Cromwell
Can you use a HERMS system to do a step mash? Can you ramp up the temperature of the mash sufficiently quickly just by running it through the HERMS (or plate-warmer
Is putting together a Brewtroller system simple enough for a software guy to do it? I can populate a circuit board, but I sure can't design one.
I also wouldn't use the plate chiller for HERMS not so much because its hard to clean since you will have to do that anyway, but since you may end up plugging it with all the junk that comes through before the wort clears during the mash.
you can use herms to do a step mash and many do.
I would think you can get it done if you can put a board together... plumbing is like electrical except you want to keep the magic liquid in instead of the magic smoke... and if you let it out... you can get it back