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Old 02-29-2008, 10:01 PM   #1
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Default Latest brew day with the hybrid chiller (lots of pics)

Testing out the hybrid chiller. It is 25 ft of copper I rolled by hand with some steel rods for support. Basically you put it in a bucket of ice water and run the wort through it. I reuse my MLT and HLT for this process. As the wort is boiling, I'll clean the MLT out and put in the chiller using the same fittings and fill it with ice water. When the boil is done, I'll pour the hot wort into the HLT and let it drain through the system. Eventually if I ever get a pot with a valve it will make this process easier.

The copper didn't kink but I didn't do a very good job rolling it. One small spot is flat and wort gets trapped there if there's nothing pushing it through.







8 lbs English 2-row
1/2 lb chocolate malt
1 lb carapils
1/4 lb patent
2 oz fuggles

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Old 02-29-2008, 10:02 PM   #4
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The chiller in action. Boiling to 75 degrees F in one pass!





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What did you use on the end of this hose to make it sparge like that?
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Old 02-29-2008, 10:16 PM   #6
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It's 1/2 inch vinyl tubing that I plugged then drilled around 20 holes near the bottom. I'll see if I can get a closeup

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Hmm, I assumed that was what you did, but you know what happens when we assume things . . .

What size are your coolers? They look like 5s.

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nope both 10 gal

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How are your coolers after pouring boiling wort into them?

I only use mine for the mash and they only get to around 154F and there is warping. I can't imagine you can get many uses out of them with boiling temps.

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i love the oil painting! and my wife would kill me if i used the dining room set, let a lone the dining room to brew beer....

nice pics mate

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