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Posted in thread: Cold Plate Jockey Box Build Step-by-Step on 06-16-2015 at 06:28 PM
Based on a follow-up question I've received, I thought I would post some details about my beer
lines.Short versionIn my system, I'm using:8 ft 5/16 ID beverage tubing on the input side (keg
to cold pl...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing - Sight Glass Performance on 05-23-2015 at 04:08 PM
The Spike glass is farther from the kettle. It gets a few bubbles through it, but nothing like
the rage in the blich kettles.So yes, it works better in a boil.Exactly the feedback I was
looking for. T...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing - Sight Glass Performance on 05-23-2015 at 05:31 AM
Why are you concerned with a sight glass while boiling anyhow? You'll only get an accurate
reading when the wort is chilled. I use Blichman kettles along with the top tier. I sometimes
get boiling wor...
Posted in thread: Should I get a ph meter? on 05-11-2015 at 08:14 PM
Yes, you should buy a pH meter if it works in your budget. Mash pH is not the only place where
your meter can be useful. On a tip from a pro brewer, I started measuring finished
Posted in thread: Post Your Final Beer pH on 05-06-2015 at 02:29 AM
By the way, I am using a MW102 now. What a great amateur/hobbyist pH meter. Holds calibration
very well, but I always calibrate on brew days anyway. Very easy to clean and store.Was using a
Posted in thread: Post Your Final Beer pH on 05-06-2015 at 02:22 AM
WLP011Post-boil: 5.10Final: 4.09
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing - Sight Glass Performance on 05-04-2015 at 11:25 PM
No reason to be a douche. I said nothing silly.The shield that comes on the sight glass on the
Spike kettle is configured differently (actually attaches as opposed to a loose sheet of metal
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing - Sight Glass Performance on 05-04-2015 at 09:40 PM
I'm using it wrong? LOL. The sight glass on the 10 gallon kettle is too close to the heat
source.Yes, I've used the flimsy shield and no the handle on my ball valve has not melted off.
I've been able ...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing - Sight Glass Performance on 05-04-2015 at 09:27 PM
Can anyone report on the performance the sight glass on Spike kettles? Specifically, does the
wort inside the sight glass move around a lot during the boil?I have a Blichmann kettle. The
sight glass u...
Posted in thread: Cold Plate Jockey Box Build Step-by-Step on 04-26-2015 at 12:20 AM
Finally got to take the jockey box for its inaugural run today at the Parkville Microbrew Fest.
It worked perfectly from start to finish.