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  • Posted in thread: Best fermenters...Primary and secondary on 02-20-2016 at 05:13 AM
    IMO the best plastic fermenter available is the new fermenter by Coopers in Australia (I assume
    its available in the US somewhere).Its a thoroughly well thought out vessel made by one of the
    world's l...

  • Posted in thread: Need a small rectangular fermentor on 01-20-2016 at 11:21 AM
    Plastic (food safe HDPE) jerry can, or cube.Many shapes and sizes to chose from

  • Posted in thread: how long will keg beer keep in a flip top bottle? on 12-22-2015 at 10:11 AM
    No, but yeast doesn't "erase" oxidation anyway. No, but yeast removes the oxygen which can
    cause oxidation.

  • Posted in thread: how long will keg beer keep in a flip top bottle? on 12-22-2015 at 12:43 AM
    If there are any active yeast in the keg beer they would scavenge any oxygen you might
    introduce during the bottling process. So oxidation of the bottled beer would not occur?

  • Posted in thread: The sanitary spigot on 12-02-2015 at 03:39 AM
    Here in Australia I use this Snap Tap from Coopers.Comes completely apart for cleaning (the red
    stuff is silicone).Only designed to fit the new Coopers fermenter, which to my mind is the best
    thought ...

  • Posted in thread: Bottles vs Growler on 05-30-2015 at 06:40 AM
    I've been carbonating beer in growlers for years. Don't know why so many people say its unsafe.
    Growlers are designed to hold carbonated beer. Whether its carbonated already (eg. filled at a
    brewery) ...

  • Posted in thread: Tri-Clamp Sight Glass - will it shatter? on 01-21-2015 at 01:32 AM
    I think the issue you need to deal with is not just how high the glass is temperature rated,
    but differential expansion/contraction.If the glass is hot from boiling wort it will be
    slightly expanded. ...

  • Posted in thread: Liquid to air cooling? on 09-13-2014 at 08:22 AM
    If you were pouring a new concrete floor for a shed or house you could set a long length of
    copper or stainless tubing within the concrete. Concrete is a great heat sink. Pump hot wort in
    one end, col...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for flame resistant insulation materials: on 09-13-2014 at 03:57 AM
    sounds like you are talking about pumice maybe..No, pumice is a naturally occurring material.
    The stuff I'm talking about is man-made.One brand here in Australia (and maybe world-wide) is
    Hebel. Comes...

  • Posted in thread: 230v Chugger Pump Help on 09-13-2014 at 03:37 AM
    Seems like you bought the version made for the European market (and here in Australia too we
    use 240 volts as standard domestic electricity supply).They come with no plug because different
    countries u...

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