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Posted in thread: My built-in electric brewery - Post 1 on 07-30-2012 at 02:53 PM
eBay-ed Love controllers, and coffee maker timer. A more complete description is above in the
original post, part 4 I believe.
Posted in thread: My built-in electric brewery - Post 1 on 07-29-2012 at 04:02 PM
Spa heater element is working just fine. I've probably brewed a dozen times using it, and no
issues at all. I like it for it's low placement in the vessel so that there is good heat driven
Posted in thread: Pony eKeggle? on 06-02-2012 at 12:36 AM
You need about 2400 watts per hour to boil off one gallon per hour. There are on line
calculators that will help determine what size elements you need. I would suggest you get the
spa panel type of br...
Posted in thread: Pony eKeggle? on 05-31-2012 at 03:52 PM
I made an eHLT from a pony keg. I used a spa/hot tub heater that mounts through the bottom of
the keg, using two 1/2" holes instead of the great big hole the water heater elements need. You
can see so...
Posted in thread: Keg Co2 Off Flavor on 05-04-2012 at 01:10 AM
seminoleAle,No, I don't carb through the liquid fitting, but through the gas fitting. I carb
like many do, 30 psi, swirl the keg about for a while until I get tired, then let it sit under
Posted in thread: Keg Co2 Off Flavor on 05-03-2012 at 06:16 PM
Do you purge the air from the keg before filling it? You may have an issue with oxidation as
well as young beer flavors. If you haven't purged the oxygen with CO2, you are allowing the
beer to suck up...
Posted in thread: Crack in Mash tun on 05-01-2012 at 05:13 PM
This adhesive is not for polypropylene, it is designed for ABS,PVC and CPVC, according to the
webpage. Plastics are so different to each other that what works for one is more than likely
not going to ...
Posted in thread: Crack in Mash tun on 04-30-2012 at 11:42 PM
The cooler liner is most likely polypropylene. There are few adhesives that stick to it, and
fewer still that are food grade and water and heat resistant. Do yourself a favor and buy a new
Posted in thread: New Rig and Efficiency Issues. Anyone up for a Challenge? on 04-30-2012 at 11:25 PM
Look at your mash tun filtering setup as well. If you have a system that is prone to
channeling, you might be leaving a lot of sugar in the mash when you do a fly sparge. I would
suggest you do a stan...
Posted in thread: Clarifying Question on 04-30-2012 at 11:18 PM
Irish moss/whirlfloc in the kettle at 5 minutes, time and cold are what I use. A few days at 35
F will work to clarify most beers.