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Posted in thread: Countertop Brutus 20 on 12-16-2013 at 09:57 AM
Yeah, I saw that one coming lol. I'm just curious why the 1st switch lasted so long. Guess I'll
have to spring for the 20 amp.
Posted in thread: Countertop Brutus 20 on 12-15-2013 at 10:43 PM
I saw that one. It's $26. Kinda pricy.
Posted in thread: Countertop Brutus 20 on 12-15-2013 at 10:28 PM
Lately, I've been running into a problem with the switch on my PID controller box,
specifically, the one controlling the heater. I'm using the same combination switch/plug as
Jeff, and it has worked f...
Posted in thread: Countertop Brutus 20 on 12-15-2013 at 10:20 PM
Excellent. What new pot did you end up going with? I'm having a hard time finding good SS
28-32qt pots, seems like most are 36.I've been using my CB-20 for a couple of years now and
recently upgraded ...
Posted in thread: Cabikegorator on 11-27-2012 at 11:20 PM
I can't help but wonder if your problem might be inefficient dissipation of heat from the
condenser coil. When installed in the mini-frig, this coil is bonded with a metallic tape to
the metal outer w...
Posted in thread: Countertop Brutus 20 on 11-24-2012 at 07:26 PM
Also jkarp, thanks for the recipe. I think all us CB-20 fans would appreciate seeing more of
your favorite recipes with instructions tailored for this setup.Much appreciated!
Posted in thread: Countertop Brutus 20 on 11-23-2012 at 11:15 PM
Just wanted to take a moment to say thanks again for coming up with such a great system. I've
done' about a half dozen brews so far and just finished brewing a Milk Stout today. Everything
Posted in thread: Countertop Brutus 20 on 05-18-2012 at 06:07 PM
I recirculate fairly slowly; perhaps 1 quart per minute through a keggle false bottom. One
thing I have found with the recirculating no-sparge system is that crush on the grain matters
far more. I sta...
Posted in thread: Help With Temperature During Conditioning on 05-06-2012 at 07:52 PM
Thanks for the replies! Including one outside opinion, it's 2 against 1 for leaving it at room
temp (in reality, probably 77-78 F), but I'd love to hear other opinions. Right now, I think
I'm going to...
Posted in thread: Help With Temperature During Conditioning on 05-06-2012 at 01:57 AM
Hi everyone,I've got an ale in secondary sitting in my fermentator at a closely controlled 67
F. I'd like to start a new batch, a lager, but I'm going to need that fermentator. There's not
room in it ...