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Posted in thread: Brew Boss Systems on 09-29-2016 at 03:47 PM
In lieu of a site glass, I use this for $3: bent it so it hangs from my kettle lip and then
measured out the gallons by inches.
Posted in thread: 5-15 gal eBIAB system + brewery build on 09-27-2016 at 06:08 PM
I've made a half dozen batches on mine now, and have found a few interesting things.1) the
tangential whirlpool recirculation is not optimal for returning the output of a
counterflow/plate chiller for...
Posted in thread: Brew Boss Systems on 09-15-2016 at 02:36 PM
Has anyone tried building their own version of the COFI filter? I was thinking about trying to
have something very similar fabricated as it would be much less expensive then paying close to
$500 for t...
Posted in thread: Brew Boss Systems on 09-12-2016 at 09:13 PM
Disassembled my pump head for the first time last night after brewing. It was mostly clean, the
only issue was that on the round metal part of the impeller assembly, where I assume it is
Posted in thread: Backflushing a Chugger pump? on 09-12-2016 at 08:57 PM
+1 to taking it apart, and doing so more often than you'd think. I went too long and just took
mine apart after 15 brews... it had caked up black crud (I recirc during boil) and a big chunk
of hop stu...
Posted in thread: Brew Boss Systems on 08-04-2016 at 06:42 PM
I "sparge" as well. takes a few extra minutes to pour some hot water over the top of the grain
and buys me 1-5% in efficiency. sometimes i don't even keep it hot. pull it off before dough in
and then ...
Posted in thread: 5-15 gal eBIAB system + brewery build on 07-11-2016 at 07:05 PM
I understand all that. He needed a filter that had 3.5 inch feet to fit over the dip tube in
his BH kettle. The BH kettle was chosen for its relatively more narrow profile than typical 20
Posted in thread: Help w/ BIAB Basket Mesh Sizing (400v600v800) on 06-20-2016 at 01:36 AM
I have a 400 micron basket and wouldn't want to go any smaller. I had an air bubble form
underneath on the first brew because the pump was not throttled enough. Anything smaller than
that for grain is...
Posted in thread: Brew Boss Systems on 06-05-2016 at 08:43 PM
Same, with 30% tsp as a booster. I just use "pbw" for simplicity sake