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Posted in thread: Using CounterFlow Chiller for first time. on 09-07-2008 at 12:26 AM
Why don't you just run boiling hot water through it. Run it through for like 15 minuets that
all you need to do. The Oxy clean is over kill and then the vinegar your just asking for cidery
Posted in thread: Using CounterFlow Chiller for first time. on 09-04-2008 at 05:59 PM
I'd just run the vinegar through straight. Screw a solution. Just buy a big jug of it and
recirc with your pump. You may not have a pump, and if so, you could just funnel it in and
drain into a bucket...
Posted in thread: Bayou SP10 burner question for 40 qt stockpot. Large enough cooking surface? on 09-04-2008 at 05:19 AM
No you won't need anything extra. The pot will barely hang over the edge, but it won't matter
in your case.Well, I dont have anything else to compare it to, but when I crank it up it sounds
like a jet...
Posted in thread: Bayou SP10 burner question for 40 qt stockpot. Large enough cooking surface? on 09-04-2008 at 03:47 AM
That one inch extra diameter of your pot is nothing to worry about. Is your pot flat on the
bottom? If so, it's fine.I have a converted keg on my SP10. I have to use an old grill grate
because the rim...
Posted in thread: Using CounterFlow Chiller for first time. on 09-04-2008 at 03:45 AM
What is the strength of the vinegar your using?I recall white store brand vinegar is between 17
and 25 grain in strength.My friend hauls 6,200 gallons vinegar for canning plants for a living,
Posted in thread: Using CounterFlow Chiller for first time. on 09-03-2008 at 09:13 PM
Of course make sure you collect the sanitizer in a bucket until you see it turn to all wort
before directing it into your fermenter. Make sure you measure the temp of your tap water also.
If it's over...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel 15 gallon pot....should i drill into it for valve? on 09-03-2008 at 07:46 PM
I cut a hole in my keg with a 3/4" hole saw and use PAM for oil. Works like a charm.
Posted in thread: Using CounterFlow Chiller for first time. on 09-03-2008 at 07:38 PM
Ok, I've done some a lot of searching and reading, but I want to ask a few final questions
before using my CFC for the first time.A little background...I had a 50' IC of 1/2" tubing that
I converted t...
Posted in thread: Fly Sparge VS Batch Sparge: Facts on 09-02-2008 at 03:17 PM
there's a reason you haven't found hard evidence of the final results... Because there isn't
any :)Theoretically, all things being equal, fly spargeing will yield higher efficiency. Fly
spargeing may ...
Posted in thread: Hole size in sparge ring or a mesh in the lauter tun? on 07-29-2008 at 08:34 PM
What I want to know is where you got that raisable luater tun!!!Do you do the 'Brew in a Bag'
method of brewing?