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Posted in thread: Basement Electric Brewery on 11-22-2014 at 11:18 PM
Doing a full on test run tomorrow with H2O. If it works well I'll be brewing over thanksgiving.
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Posted in thread: Basement Electric Brewery on 11-22-2014 at 05:55 AM
Spent time tonight wiring up the element adapter housing and heating elements with 10/3 600v
cord. Here's some photos. You'll need a needle nose plyer to tighten the grounding screw on the
Posted in thread: E-HERMS Kal Clone system for sale - Kansas City, MO area on 11-20-2014 at 12:53 PM
UPDATE on items for sale. Dropped prices:- Heating Elements (built by Spike Innovations) - I've
got one left. $50.00 + shipping (usually $10). I did remove the twist lock plug off of the
cord. I'm mot...
Posted in thread: El Dorado and Calypso Hop Belgian Pale Ale on 11-20-2014 at 12:27 PM
Thanks. The premiant is supposed to be similar to saaz but it does have much higher AA. I have
8 oz of it so need to use it up. I'll think about the FWH addition and bitterness a little more
before I ...
Posted in thread: El Dorado and Calypso Hop Belgian Pale Ale on 11-19-2014 at 03:40 AM
2oz of honey malt should be fine. It's an assertive malt so good that you didn't use much. Any
type of simple sugar like honey or table sugar will be fine. It helps dry out the beer during
Posted in thread: Basement Electric Brewery on 11-16-2014 at 12:44 AM
I'm surprised the chuggers didn't work. It doesn't need to be a vortex to get the trub and hops
to cone-up. You can do it with a mash paddle and not a lot of stirring.It was pretty weak at
Posted in thread: New March Nano Pump on 11-15-2014 at 02:43 PM
It wouldnt be cavitation if he is throttling on the outlet side. I honestly have never heard
our pumps make noise when throttled back...most times its the other way around....they start
MAKING noise i...
Posted in thread: Basement Electric Brewery on 11-15-2014 at 02:34 PM
And I guess I ought to post a pic of the kettles I'm using. I need to think through how I'm
going to mount the chillzilla. I'll probably find a way to mount it to the stainless steel cart
that you see...
Posted in thread: Basement Electric Brewery on 11-15-2014 at 02:30 PM
Also built two housing boxes for the chugger pumps. Not quite done yet. What I plan to do is
install twist lock outlet connectors on the tool box and then will have twist lock connection
cords that I ...
Posted in thread: Basement Electric Brewery on 11-15-2014 at 02:27 PM
Another item I ran into while planning this brewery was the ability to whirlpool a large batch
(20gal to 1bbl). I ran some water trials with my chugger pumps on 20gal. and 40gal. amount and
it failed ...