Last Activity:03-22-2013 10:52 PM
Posted in thread: a possible spin off a herms system on 02-15-2013 at 11:33 PM
I hear ya, I bought an auber controller for my freezer before discovering the simplicity of a
ranco. I could just as easily use the auber controller I've got collecting dust
Posted in thread: a possible spin off a herms system on 02-15-2013 at 10:35 PM
That's what I do. The only thing you have to worry about is cavitation. If you have the
recirculation pump open all the way, when the HERMS pump turns on, you will get air introduced
and it could pote...
Posted in thread: a possible spin off a herms system on 02-15-2013 at 10:33 PM
Makes sense, I've already got one ranco for my ferment chamber and one pump ordered thru our
matco tool vendor. I think I'll just add another pump and thermowell to that order and retrofit
my ranco wi...
Posted in thread: want chainbreaker recipe on 02-15-2013 at 08:36 PM
Really want to brew a batch of this for this summer, anyone know a good extract with grain
recipe.Looked everywhere for one and no luckHere is one i've been working on. Just replace the
pilsner malt w...
Posted in thread: a possible spin off a herms system on 02-15-2013 at 06:15 PM
I'm wondering if its possible to use a ranco controller in tandem with two March pumps (one
normally open and circulating thru the hlt inside a coil, the other normally closed and
circulating the mash...
Posted in thread: first all grain brew. on 01-30-2013 at 11:38 PM
I use a converted keg with a false bottom and fly sparge, I get around 80% efficiency
consistantly. I have never tried batch sparging so I can't comment on if that will help but I
would look at your c...
Posted in thread: first all grain brew. on 01-30-2013 at 04:06 PM
I agree. Ordered a false bottom for my 10 gallon cooler today
Posted in thread: first all grain brew. on 01-30-2013 at 05:06 AM
Id call my first all grain batch of beer a successful failure. Despite wrapping my 15 gallon
sanke mash tun in blankets I had a heck of a time maintaining temperature and ended up
recirculating my wor...
Posted in thread: single tier build ideas on 12-06-2012 at 05:49 PM
I'm not planning on back to back brews... at least to start with