Last Activity:05-12-2016 6:24 PM
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Posted in thread: How do the craft breweries heat their equipment? on 05-12-2016 at 06:24 PM
You cant go wrong with an electric system. simple to operate, great temperature control. spare
parts easy to get and install. Steam is hard to regulate and control stay away from it if you
Posted in thread: If you were going to get a 1, 2 or 3 bbl system which would you get? on 05-12-2016 at 06:16 PM
Ok Here is the question. Are you going to be a large home brewer or a small commercial brewer.
We ran Blichmann 1 bbl and then a 2 bbl systems as a small commercial brewer and then changed
to all Stou...
Posted in thread: 3-in-1 "Boil Kettle, Jacketed Chiller, Conical Fermenter" by Brewha on 05-12-2016 at 05:49 PM
Anyone else have issues at dough-in with the mash being too thick when doing a 6 gallon batch
in the medium BIAC? It's not until I turn on the pump to get some circulation going that I seem
to get eno...
Posted in thread: mash tun with reflectix wrap on 04-05-2016 at 01:26 PM
I have run many batches and controlling the temperature of the MLT is always important from a
technical point. but in practice consistency is number one in my book. If you always loose 5
Posted in thread: Using a plastic food drum for fermentation in a nano-brewery? on 08-07-2015 at 01:19 PM
I agree with your buddy for fermentation use SS or glass. With plastic you will never know when
you get an unwanted infectionYou will make brewing decisions on future brews with flawed
Posted in thread: Questions on running 2 120v elements on 1 PID on 02-25-2015 at 03:36 PM
MunkeeI see lots of people making similar set ups and that is fine. But IMO you are better off
just building a BK with electric controls. Make your Hot water in the BK and pump it over to
the MT and t...
Posted in thread: Electric Kettle: 1.5" TC and Ripple Element question on 02-25-2015 at 03:24 PM
A 1" long ferrel might be too tight for a ripple, but if you're interested in Brewhardware then
send Bobby an email on the contact page. I guarantee he knows the answer. If you stir well I
don't see a...
Posted in thread: Special Bitter (1st place HBT Comp) on 01-26-2015 at 06:48 PM
5 year old bottleThis is an interesting UP date on the Original Beer. Last week we found a
bottle of this beer in our root cellar. It was a 22 oz bottle and after cooling it down I gave
it a try. We s...
Posted in thread: 3-in-1 "Boil Kettle, Jacketed Chiller, Conical Fermenter" by Brewha on 07-21-2014 at 12:01 PM
vclaroch Welcome to HBT What state are you working in?
Posted in thread: Stout Kettles powered by BCS Build on 07-21-2014 at 11:55 AM
globetrekker FYI electric is cheaper and much easier to work with. I have run both and Love the
electric set up. Wow you must be an electronics engineer on the side to just come up with your