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Posted in thread: Picobrew + BrewPi Set up on 03-27-2016 at 12:51 AM
First brew day with the next round of modifications to the Mini Brew Bucket as described above.
It now has the standard ball valve and barb at the outlet, and in the outer hole on the lid it
has a bar...
Posted in thread: Picobrew + BrewPi Set up on 03-24-2016 at 12:57 AM
So i finally got too impatient and started cold crashing a milk stout in one of my two brewpi
controlled mini fridges (Danby 4.4 cu ft from costco). I'm trying two different things with the
Posted in thread: Picobrew + BrewPi Set up on 03-14-2016 at 01:33 AM
Physics,Did you have to make any material changes to your recipes with the larger brew bucket?
Do you have a feel for the minimum water volume with the larger brew bucket to prevent the
Zymatic from i...
Posted in thread: Picobrew + BrewPi Set up on 03-13-2016 at 10:33 PM
So I was solving the wrong math problem with my water suggestion above. Need to solve for the
grain absorption compared to the the baseline case. I figured why not brew again today, so I
kegged a batc...
Posted in thread: Picobrew + BrewPi Set up on 03-13-2016 at 02:03 AM
For those that might be interested in the Mini Brew Bucket for both hot side and fermenting
with the pico brew here are some initial observations:1. Water Volume: After some experimenting
(the hard wa...
Posted in thread: Picobrew + BrewPi Set up on 03-12-2016 at 11:41 PM
After many fits and starts i've settled into a system that more matches my goals and objectives
in brewing. First, I wanted to be able to understand what was happening before, during and
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 12-27-2015 at 12:15 AM
Sigh. Trying the first brew, pale ale today, and I have a leak. Seems a couple posts on the
pico forum about it. Seems my machine wants to leak. Grrrr. Since a holiday weekend, probably
no one to take...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 12-20-2015 at 12:24 AM
Just wanted to share my shipping experience for those folks with the refurb/developer units. My
unit went UPS ground when I bought it. So it's reasonable to assume that the kickstarter units
will as w...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 12-04-2015 at 08:51 PM
Agree! The issue I ran into is that much of the Pico is user-fixable -- but the pumps,
apparently, aren't. That's the main reason why I had to send it back (twice now).Pico support
sent me illustrated...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 12-04-2015 at 01:54 PM
I've got to echo the comments about PicoBrew's awesome customer service. The top screen on the
mash compartment of the step filter had a small tear on arrival and they swapped it out no