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Posted in thread: Using a Corney as it was originally intended on 02-17-2011 at 02:57 AM
I plan on doing sodas one day, but will just keep carbonated water on tap with multiple syrups
in hand pumps.I am interested in doing just this - swmbo likes lime-flavored carbonated water
etc., and i...
Posted in thread: World Cup of Beer Homebrew comp is coming up! on 02-17-2011 at 12:42 AM
Well, we got ahead of schedule and have made the entry registration page live as of today 2/16.
So you can now register your entries online if you have them at the ready. However, our
Posted in thread: Anyone have opinions on Bayou SQ14 or SP10? on 02-15-2011 at 09:55 PM
Thanks for posting the picture. What size (diameter) of galvanized ducting did you use? I
decided to go with the sq14 because of the larger size top for more balance with my keggle and
larger brew pot...
Posted in thread: Anyone have opinions on Bayou SQ14 or SP10? on 02-12-2011 at 09:09 PM
You've already got it, so my 2¢ is kine of moot, but for others, here goes. The SQ-14 I used to
have I liked for the frame to hold a big kettle, but the burner can blow itself out when
cranked, so you...
Posted in thread: World Cup of Beer Homebrew comp is coming up! on 02-10-2011 at 09:09 PM
Howdy folks- Just wanted to let you all know about this upcoming homebrew comp. While based in
the SF Bay Area- it is open to all homebrewers. Last year we had folks from 12 states enter, so
that was ...
Posted in thread: The Lager Jacket on 02-08-2011 at 11:40 PM
Funny- I was just talking about this exact idea to product designer friend recently, but I lack
the ability to engineer something like this! I have pages and sketches of notes and the big
Posted in thread: Need some help/advice- Plate chiller eff issues? on 01-18-2011 at 12:34 AM
Either you are pumping the wrong direction or you have a defective plate chiller. Have you
called dudadiesel?I may try to switch the flow direction next time just to see- but per the
'manual', it's fl...
Posted in thread: Need some help/advice- Plate chiller eff issues? on 01-18-2011 at 12:30 AM
Here are the results. Test batch size - 8 gal at 210ºTest 1 - I ran everything like a normal
brew day, but w/ the plate chiller flat. this seemed to help A LOT. by recirc'ing I got my out
temp to 70-7...
Posted in thread: Need some help/advice- Plate chiller eff issues? on 01-17-2011 at 11:36 PM
You may have hit on something there. Not lying flat would channel flow through the chiller, I
would think.I decided to do some tests - heating the H2O now and will post back w/
Posted in thread: Need some help/advice- Plate chiller eff issues? on 01-17-2011 at 06:44 PM
I think there's a really good chance that you are NOT counterflowing the two liquids through
the chiller. You really need the hot wort to hit the coolant on it's way out, that way as the
wort cools th...