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Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-23-2013 at 06:05 PM
Well, I guess that answers that question. Plus I can't see how this machine can possibly keep
the wort at near boiling temps without having some kind of exhaust system, otherwise it would
just build p...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-22-2013 at 11:51 PM
I did see an additional video (not on the Kickstarter) where the founder mentioned that the
208F could be adjusted, so I'm assuming 210F would be possible.
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-22-2013 at 11:38 PM
That was my take too. They weren't talking about "racking" as the movement that allowed DMS
out, but as the hot liquid is pumped through those hop baskets at the back. If it circulates
often enough an...
Posted in thread: Brewing Hacks on 10-20-2013 at 02:20 AM
the heater is one like this: special wiring, just a regular outlet in the garage.I already had
a Johnson temp controller for other purposes. The timer is one like this: plug the timer into
Posted in thread: Brewing Hacks on 10-20-2013 at 01:43 AM
A cheap bucket heater, a temp controller and a simple appliance timer work well to preheat your
mash water in the early morning. You can set the time and mash temp, drop the bucket heater
into the coo...
Posted in thread: BIAB v. Traditional Mash Tun (Boom goes the dynamite!) on 10-12-2013 at 02:36 AM
What about those of us who do BIAB *in* a cooler mash tun?
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-04-2013 at 05:51 PM
Sorry, wasn't in any way trying to claim it was unique in this regard. I just hadn't thought of
using it for that and figured others might have overlooked the idea too.
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-04-2013 at 04:44 PM
I also just saw on their Facebook page that this device can easily be used to do sous vide
cooking (they had photos of making sous vide steak by "mashing" for 3 hours at 135F).
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-04-2013 at 01:29 PM
This project seemed much further along than BrewBot or any of the others that I've seen.Yeah,
that's a large part of what sold me on it. That and a couple of other things. First is that it
runs off a ...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-03-2013 at 10:01 PM
I love to cook. Some of my favorite recipes require multiple days or weeks of prep, hours and
hours of slow cooking or smoking over hardwood, etc. But, I don't cook like that every night.