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Posted in thread: mash tun with reflectix wrap on 04-05-2016 at 01:26 PM
I have run many batches and controlling the temperature of the MLT is always important from a
technical point. but in practice consistency is number one in my book. If you always loose 5
Posted in thread: Using a plastic food drum for fermentation in a nano-brewery? on 08-07-2015 at 01:19 PM
I agree with your buddy for fermentation use SS or glass. With plastic you will never know when
you get an unwanted infectionYou will make brewing decisions on future brews with flawed
Posted in thread: Questions on running 2 120v elements on 1 PID on 02-25-2015 at 03:36 PM
MunkeeI see lots of people making similar set ups and that is fine. But IMO you are better off
just building a BK with electric controls. Make your Hot water in the BK and pump it over to
the MT and t...
Posted in thread: Electric Kettle: 1.5" TC and Ripple Element question on 02-25-2015 at 03:24 PM
A 1" long ferrel might be too tight for a ripple, but if you're interested in Brewhardware then
send Bobby an email on the contact page. I guarantee he knows the answer. If you stir well I
don't see a...
Posted in thread: Special Bitter (1st place HBT Comp) on 01-26-2015 at 06:48 PM
5 year old bottleThis is an interesting UP date on the Original Beer. Last week we found a
bottle of this beer in our root cellar. It was a 22 oz bottle and after cooling it down I gave
it a try. We s...
Posted in thread: 3-in-1 "Boil Kettle, Jacketed Chiller, Conical Fermenter" by Brewha on 07-21-2014 at 12:01 PM
vclaroch Welcome to HBT What state are you working in?
Posted in thread: Stout Kettles powered by BCS Build on 07-21-2014 at 11:55 AM
globetrekker FYI electric is cheaper and much easier to work with. I have run both and Love the
electric set up. Wow you must be an electronics engineer on the side to just come up with your
Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 07-14-2014 at 01:16 PM
We use just standard elements and have no problems with them. Our cleaning process is simple.
We only use PBW (and Starsan). We use it to clean kegs, bottles, the plate chiller, pumps and
Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 07-11-2014 at 12:48 PM
Marcb Last week we ran into an interesting problem. We run three elements in our BK and some
time towards the end of the boil we took what looks to be a chunk of trub on top of two of the
Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 07-11-2014 at 12:13 PM
Yes You have two 1.5in TC drain connections. one from the BK and the other in the MT. You will
want to drain directly into your floor drain with a similar hose to the one we use. While you
cant keep a...