Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Racking Cane cap

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-23-2012, 07:13 PM   #1
DDQ
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Posts: 26
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default Racking Cane cap

What is the purpose of this cap?

image-364860504.jpg  
__________________
DDQ is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-23-2012, 07:15 PM   #2
nate456789
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Posts: 252
Liked 5 Times on 4 Posts

Default

Keeps you from directly sucking the trub and junk from the bottom of the carboy.

__________________
Primary:
Secondary:
Bottled: Honey Wheat, American Wheat, Kolsch, Chocolate Porter, Oatmeal Stout
Kegged: Falconer's APA, Honey Brown Ale, Guinness Draught
nate456789 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-24-2012, 02:51 AM   #3
avidhomebrewer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 2,552
Liked 23 Times on 22 Posts

Default

What nate said...

But, I've found that I need to suspend the entire setup a bit above the trub and slowly drop it in after the siphon starts to avoid most of the gunk.

__________________
avidhomebrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools