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Posted in thread: Is Sparging Obsolete? on 10-23-2014 at 05:33 PM
I sparge only to get to my initial boil volume.I'm lazy and don't calculate grain absorption. I
just start with 7 gal. of water and when I'm done mashing, I see how much is in the boil kettle
and add ...
Posted in thread: 2-vessel eRims setup? on 10-13-2014 at 06:16 PM
A 2-vessel e-rims system is what I built: first batch with this system came out great. The
system started out as an e-BIAB system and can easily be converted back, or converted to
3-vessel. This cam...
Posted in thread: Revised 2-vessel system on 08-26-2014 at 05:30 PM
There is a 1" copper male pipe fitting that is silver soldered to the bottom of the mash tun.
It is also reinforced with a copper washer that is silver soldered to the bottom side of the
mash tun. The...
Posted in thread: Revised 2-vessel system on 08-24-2014 at 10:42 PM
I did batch sparge on my first batch. Just dump water over the top of the filter.When the mash
is over the wort returns to the brew kettle through the pump which is now turned off. It
doesn't return t...
Posted in thread: 55 gal, 16500 watt RIMS/Braumeister-ish Brewery Build on 08-24-2014 at 01:35 AM
I've been following your build. Have you had a run of the first system yet? How did it go?
Posted in thread: Revised 2-vessel system on 08-24-2014 at 01:17 AM
I calculated 73%. I got 1.063 OG into the fermenter with 5.3 gal of wort from 13 lbs of grain.I
did do a 1.5 gallon batch sparge with hot tap water to reach my target boil volume.
Posted in thread: Revised 2-vessel system on 08-23-2014 at 07:34 PM
I decided to bling-up my 2-vessel experiment and replaced the plastic bucket and BIAB bag
with a stainless steel kettle and stainless filters and copper fittings.This is an almost fully