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Posted in thread: Advantage of tier system? on 03-01-2014 at 02:05 PM
The benefit of a three tier system is to use gravity instead of electric pumps, keeping your
brewing simple and cost effective. The benefit of having a three tier system with burners on
your HLT and b...
Posted in thread: Upgrade on 02-12-2014 at 12:44 PM
Take this with a grain of salt: NB/Midwest seems to love taking already available commercial
products, putting a trademarked name on them and then selling them at a markup over existing
retail. If you...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Bottles and Growlers.. on 02-06-2014 at 05:58 PM
The little kegs have to cool factor nailed. Are they hard to pour out of? The neck does not
look long enough to clear the other handle when pouring. It also looks like you may need 3
Posted in thread: Redesigned Blichmann Engineering AutoSparge on 02-06-2014 at 03:35 PM
I think there was anecdotal talk here and there that a pump could overdrive the assembly and
shoot wort out, probably exactly what you're talking about. I didn't experience this myself,
just heard tal...
Posted in thread: Redesigned Blichmann Engineering AutoSparge on 02-06-2014 at 03:17 PM
There were issues reported when using an autosparge with a pump. Is this still not recommended
with the new version?
Posted in thread: First all-grain setup with keggles? on 02-05-2014 at 02:27 PM
By the way, bobby's diptubes are here: that the diptubes are reversable. You set up the tube
one way and it pulls from the center, you set it up the other and it can pull from the side.
Posted in thread: First all-grain setup with keggles? on 02-05-2014 at 02:22 PM
I know each person has what their own ideas of what works for them but I love having my sight
glasses, they don't leak and I KNOW how much is in there, I used a "graduated" stick and will
never go bac...
Posted in thread: First all-grain setup with keggles? on 02-04-2014 at 12:44 PM
Personally, after installing a sight glass on my boil kettle - i wouldn't do it again. Even
with a heat shield, the wort can easily boil out of the glass and make a mess. It's just one
more hole in yo...
Posted in thread: Pick one commercial brewery... on 02-02-2014 at 07:43 PM
The sub-question should be: If you could only choose between a commercial brewery and your own
home brew for the rest of your life, how many seconds would it take you to say homebrew?
Posted in thread: Pick one commercial brewery... on 02-02-2014 at 03:38 PM
Never thought this one out before, I suppose I'd have to hypothetically set aside things like
proximity, availability and freshness - otherwise I'd just pick a local brewery. Also, I live 1
mile from ...