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Posted in thread: BG14 too big for direct fire mash tun? on 02-10-2014 at 06:08 PM
I've got the same burner off of natural gas and have no problems direct firing the mash tun.
There is 2.5-3 gallons (~2" of space) below my false bottom so that prevents anything from
getting burnt. A...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 02-06-2014 at 11:57 PM
Brewed 10 gallons at the beginning of December and just tapped a keg today. It tastes great.
Thanks for the recipe.
Posted in thread: Which Conical To buy? on 02-04-2014 at 02:54 AM
I own a Blichmann with the tri clamp fittings, and have been thinking about buying another
conical too. If I buy another one, I'd probably go with a Brewers Hardware conical.I pressurize
my Blichmann ...
Posted in thread: Mash tun insulation??? on 02-02-2014 at 05:24 PM
That's a great system. 2 more questions, if you don't mind:1. What kind of high temp glue would
you recommend?2. How did you attach the clamps? I'm guessing that you used bolts and nuts
before gluing ...
Posted in thread: Mash tun insulation??? on 02-01-2014 at 12:41 AM
The mineral wool is just glued to the jacket and the jacket is held in place by the two clamps
seen on the front. I pull it off after I'm done brewing so I can clean the pot and not have to
Posted in thread: Conical for Christmas--Help Please on 12-31-2013 at 01:11 PM
He said that the transfer would be possible, IF I could figure out a way to get a barb in
place. I guess that means he does not have a way to do it. I think rather than try to get a
custom lid, I will...
Posted in thread: 15 gallon kettles 14.5 gallon fermenter Batch Size? on 12-27-2013 at 01:24 PM
I usually shoot for 11-11.5 gallons to the fermenter(~13-14 gallons pre boil volume, which may
be difficult in a 15 gallon BK). This allows me to drain any break material or hops that made
it to ferme...
Posted in thread: Sparging on 12-27-2013 at 01:06 PM
I thought about getting that setup at first then figured it was just some stainless bling in my
keg and more clean up so I went with Bobby M's weldless loc-line setup and it works great, much
Posted in thread: Kegerartor Advice Wanted on 12-23-2013 at 01:27 PM
Here is the build I did a few years back: is still running strong. My recommendation is to
use Perlick faucets and run copper pipes into the tower to keep the beer lines cold.I can fit
two kegs and ...
Posted in thread: Mash tun insulation??? on 12-21-2013 at 02:01 PM
I direct fire with the mineral wool and have not had any problems. I'm thinking about putting
it on the boil kettle too.