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  • My old man has been brewing for about 25years, he set me up with a few essentials last year. We drank a 6'er together and got my first extract batch into a carboy in March of '09. It was a simple Belgian. I screwed up on orderingmy second batch and accidentally ordered an AG kit for a Belgian Wit. Made do attempting to steep in the kettle, it didn't work out so well, but the process has me hooked in AG, and the old man wants to learn a few things from his eldest. His youngest has been brewing about 18 months now, he too is still doing extract.rnrnI have a degree in Mechanical Engineering, so I'm a bit obsessed with all the wonderfull DIY aspects of brewing, home brewery building. this hobbby looks like I'll have projects for years to come!
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  • Posted in thread: Wort loss in HERMS coil on 09-30-2014 at 06:25 PM
    Why not include a CFC or plate chiller?

  • Posted in thread: cip keggle design? on 09-29-2014 at 05:49 PM
    I do. You'll need a dip tube though. I capture my CFC chiller water in my previously cleaned MT
    and HLT, then pump it over to the BK using the MT/HEX return hose (I float silicone tubing on
    the mash f...

  • Posted in thread: Inline copper cfc? on 09-23-2014 at 08:59 PM
    I do this, although my wort travels through 1/2" SS with a copper water jacket. I collect the
    hot/used chiller water into my HLT and MT and then use it as pre-heated water for a second
    batch, or run i...

  • Posted in thread: Brew in a box, the portable brewery on 07-31-2014 at 11:10 PM
    You need a third vessel...go trace the routes again and think about what is in each of your two
    pots at any given moment, and where you're trying to move it to or what it's purpose is for
    being there....

  • Posted in thread: Transferring from carboy with co2 on 12-04-2012 at 10:49 PM
    I do it in glass, no problems so far. I have popped the cap once or twice, and it really makes
    you jump when you're thinking in "bullet time" you're about to be ripped apart by carboy
    shrapnel at the ...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-23-2011 at 05:49 AM

  • Posted in thread: Need help with fitting from Mcmaster Carr on 09-02-2010 at 01:38 AM
    That tubing should be fine, although you might want a thicker wall, it is FDA certified and
    specified for use with food and beverage. Polyethylene is in everything...As for the adapter,
    if its just a ...

  • Posted in thread: Another (mostly) stainless HERMS build! on 08-09-2010 at 11:28 PM

  • Posted in thread: Another (mostly) stainless HERMS build! on 08-06-2010 at 03:40 PM
    What's the part number for your stirring setup?

  • Posted in thread: Stone Bottles on 08-04-2010 at 04:35 PM
    Um, razor blade perhaps?


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