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04-17-2014 12:01 PM

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  • Yardley, PA
  • ALEiens Homebrew Club
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  • Posted in thread: orange/rosemary hefeweizen on 04-15-2014 at 11:56 PM
    UPDATE:Brewed yesterday and so far the rosemary and orange favors are paying very well with
    each other. When fermentation settles I'am going to add the meat from the oranges for a
    week,I'm very curiou...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 03-23-2014 at 01:56 PM
    So i have the same cooler that i'm ready to convert. One question i have is ifi batch sparge
    how much liquid will i be able to drain from the bottom of the manifold. I was concerned about
    the height o...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 02-17-2014 at 01:31 PM
    Very nice! I have the same results for left-over fluid, so it's very efficient.One thing that
    bothered me for the first few runs: I had a "significant" temperature drop in the mash (5-6
    degrees over a...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 02-17-2014 at 12:41 AM
    Hi again,For the fly sparge manifold, I made a rectangle and added one "center tube". The holes
    were drilled with a small drill bit. I glued the rectangle together, since this one (unlike the
    bottom m...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 02-16-2014 at 04:08 PM
    Here you go!Overview of mash tun mashing manifold upside down, showing the slits which were
    cut with a hacksaw and "polished" with sandpaper the "neck" of the mashing manifold is the
    fly sparging ...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 02-16-2014 at 04:03 PM
    Here you go!Overview of mash tun mashing manifold upside down, showing the slits which were
    cut with a hacksaw and "polished" with sandpaper the "neck" of the mashing manifold is the
    fly sparging ...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 02-14-2014 at 04:20 AM
    I just used a mixture of rubber and steel washers until it was nice and tight and stopped
    dripping. 4+ years in with the same cooler, it still is dry as a bone. Will put up pictures of
    this as well (b...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 02-14-2014 at 04:11 AM
    Hey Wreck99,I'd be happy to, but I'm far away from my home at the moment. I'll try to get a
    photo done this weekend inbetween travels and post it for you.Basically, though, it's just a
    combination of ...

  • Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 02-14-2014 at 02:55 AM
    Yep, what foos-n-brew said. I have a very similar setup and it works great. Never a stuck mash
    and predictable efficiency and the vorlaufing is quick and good - hardly any particles at
    all.If I do whe...

  • Posted in thread: Critique My Rig Idea - Single-Pump HERMS on 05-30-2013 at 02:06 AM
    Fantastic diagrams and explanations - will use this to modify my system to a 2-tier,
    single-pump HERMS with 2 keggles, 2 burners, and a cooler mash-tun

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