Last Activity:05-02-2015 6:20 AM
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Posted in thread: For Those Using a Cooler with the SSBrewTech FTSS on 05-01-2015 at 03:17 AM
Picked up one of these today. Brings the cooler height up, gives you some added storage and
goes very well with the Chronical and the FTSS.
Posted in thread: anyone here own a "real" brewing machine? on 04-22-2015 at 10:45 AM
One thing I don't think I've seen covered is how we control the color of the beer. This all
depends on the type of alcohol you add at the end. Beer naturally has a yellow hue, so if you
want a Pilsner...
Posted in thread: anyone here own a "real" brewing machine? on 04-22-2015 at 10:28 AM
And to think I didn't bother to read this thread for 2 weeks. Oh what I almost missed. I don't
care who you are, this here is funny. :drunk:I was thinking the same thing. Bookmarked.
Posted in thread: Heat source for fermentor on 04-21-2015 at 11:27 AM
Appliance bulb in a paint can. should consider a grommet or cord grip to help keep the can
from rubbing through and shorting the cord. Outsides of that, I've been using one of the
ceramic bulb heater...
Posted in thread: SS BrewTech Chronical on 04-16-2015 at 11:56 AM
I ordered through SS's website. For the same price I figured why give the middle man a cut?They
are very responsive, will let you know when the next batch is expected and often times toss in
Posted in thread: S#!T costumer service with Better Bottle on 04-16-2015 at 11:51 AM
As long as I don't find out cleaning a PET with PBW is slowly killing me, I'd prefer them to
buckets.Cleaning PET with PBW won't slowly kill you, but your significant other might when you
end up with ...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool setup on 04-10-2015 at 10:59 AM
My Stout BK has the whirlpool return fairly low, I think around the 4 gallon mark which is not
much above the outlet and you end up with quite a bit of stratification. I wish it were below
the wort le...
Posted in thread: Single tier two pump system without swapping hoses on 04-07-2015 at 05:48 PM
I'd love to hard plumb everything. Unfortunately, trying to keep everything using sanitary TC
fittings would be spendy in my case.
Posted in thread: Single tier two pump system without swapping hoses on 04-07-2015 at 10:46 AM
It ends up looking a little like Davy Jones from Pirates of the Caribbean, but gets the job
done. One 3-way on the HLT pump to direct flow to recirc in the HLT or to the mash tun (through
the HERMS co...
Posted in thread: Cable heater vs Tube heater on 04-06-2015 at 08:35 PM
You can use a light bulb ceramic heater and 5v fan to heat and help prevent hot spots.