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Old 12-16-2011, 05:39 PM   #1
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Default Brewing beer in a washing machine!

found this on youtube, thought everyone would like to see this



http://youtu.be/96RXpiu73Mc


http://youtu.be/tZE2EAfljnU


http://youtu.be/4C6YXdy7TVw

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Old 12-16-2011, 05:43 PM   #2
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Old 12-16-2011, 05:56 PM   #3
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Why couldent you use one of those old fashioned clothes wringers to crush the grain!

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Old 12-16-2011, 06:08 PM   #4
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This is the coolest thing I have seen in a while. Kudos for originality and ingenuity.

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Old 12-16-2011, 06:15 PM   #5
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How does he clean out the laundry machine? I imagine it would involve flushing with water and hauling the buckets outside.

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Old 12-16-2011, 06:18 PM   #6
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I also found how he cools the Wort after the boil


And also

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Old 12-16-2011, 06:24 PM   #7
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That's absolutely amazing! I'm sure it would freak some people out but I was reading his comments and it seems he did a pretty thorough job of cleaning it, replacing hoses, and making it usable for brewing.

The radiator is a great idea too!

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Old 12-16-2011, 06:34 PM   #8
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Pretty nifty. I wonder how his beer tastes? I'd be concerned about a few things though like whether or not the pump is food grade and how do you clean antifreeze out of a radiator unless the radiator is new. (but that seems to go against the theme) If there is anything to HSA in wort then that would be a huge issue with all the foam he created going into the buckets.

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I liked his honda civic radiator wort chiller. Ah, beat me to it :P

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Wow. That is something else. Initially, I was thinking total redneck setup, but that dude seems to know what he is doing. My only question is about the radiator and if it is soldered with lead based stuff. That and I highly doubt the pump is food grade. But who cares?! That thing is awesome!

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