Last Activity:05-16-2013 2:09 AM
Posted in thread: burner/logistics for 55 gallon kettle? on 05-16-2013 at 07:09 AM
So, after a few uses, I thing the setup I have is fine. I would like to upgrade to an electric
HLT so that I wouldn't have to wait around for strike or sparge water to heat up, and shorten
my brew day...
Posted in thread: How to get the best hop aroma from flameout additions? on 04-17-2013 at 06:47 AM
I tested a hot hop stand at 190-200F, but it didnt seem to work for me. Someone could have said
in an earlier post, or I misunderstood, but I can try an cooler hop stand next time.The hops
stands I di...
Posted in thread: From homebrewer to probrewer (Long) on 04-17-2013 at 06:02 AM
More pictures are necessary, I agree. I try to stick to 2 or 3 posts a day on FB as to not spam
anyone. I haven't updated this thread in a bit because I got behind in brewing. Now that all
Posted in thread: How to get the best hop aroma from flameout additions? on 04-01-2013 at 06:33 AM
Posted in thread: 1 burner? 11 gallon AG batches on 03-19-2013 at 05:41 AM
I went downstairs to see if I have the same setup. The burner loos the same as you have
pictured, and my regulator is 10 psi. I swore when I bought the thing it said it was 55k btu.
It was a walmart t...
Posted in thread: CFC hose question: Garden hose vs. anything else on 03-19-2013 at 03:30 AM
I used chepo green hose and it had lots of leaks after two years of weekly/bi weekly use. Duct
tape works to seal leaks for a few batches. IMHO its junk. If I did it again, I would spring
Posted in thread: 1 burner? 11 gallon AG batches on 03-19-2013 at 03:22 AM
I use the 150k one, i didn't realize it was 150k btu. It takes me about 1 hour to bring 15
gallons of water to a boil.
Posted in thread: 55 gallon brew kettle on 03-13-2013 at 03:03 PM
I use only food grade ss, only like 40 dollars more. Why risk it?
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Stainless Steel kettle: pros and cons on 03-13-2013 at 03:00 PM
Boil off is much larger with a smaller batch in a 55 gallon kettle, and boil control is
significantly harder with a 55 gallon kettle with a small batch. Smallest size for 55 gallons
(my setup anyways)...
Posted in thread: From homebrewer to probrewer (Long) on 03-11-2013 at 07:02 PM
So, about the corny lines, I fill them and shake to force carbonate. After they are chilled
they are ready to go. So, about a day after force carbonating I will serve them. Some of the
others age cus ...