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Posted in thread: Food grade garden sprayer? on 07-22-2014 at 05:33 PM
Hey guys, I'm in the final stretch of building my new back porch brewery (1/2BBL electric
system) and I'm trying to find a good way to provide water for brewing and cleaning.
Fortunately I'm brewing w...
Posted in thread: Memorial Day False Bottom Free Shipping on 05-24-2012 at 01:56 AM
Order #1992. Had to pay for shipping to complete the order, so hopefully you can just refund
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 03-15-2012 at 06:25 PM
Ok guys... I've been reading through this massive thread, and I have a few questions. If
they're answered somewhere else in this thread, I apologize... it's a long read. 1: Those of
you running a ther...
Posted in thread: Electric keg system; port in bottom on 03-08-2012 at 06:20 AM
It is 2". I bought a 2"-1" adapter to give even more of a funnel, then used a 1" to 1/2" NPT
adapter. In order for the tri clamp to attach to the keg, the lip has to be shaved off the side
of the gask...
Posted in thread: Electric keg system; port in bottom on 03-07-2012 at 05:21 PM
The brewers hardware filter will do hops, not sure about trub. I really do not worry about
trub.Yeah, I don't mind trub for yeast food, but when I make a really hoppy IPA a lot of hob
detritus ends up...
Posted in thread: Electric keg system; port in bottom on 03-07-2012 at 05:17 PM
I believe an 1 1/2 triclover fits over the lip.Definitely a nice solution, and clean. At $20 an
outlet (I'd need a tri clover to NPT adaptor, gasket, and clamp, right? I've never used tri
clover), I t...
Posted in thread: Electric keg system; port in bottom on 03-07-2012 at 04:55 PM
its ideal, would love to get rid of my dip tubes. Only consideration is how you chill and
handle hops. Do you filter hops at all, do you use a plate or counterflow? Do you whirlpool.
Those are the thi...
Posted in thread: Electric keg system; port in bottom on 03-07-2012 at 04:34 PM
Kegs already have a bottom port if you turn it upside down. No need to weld.I thought about
that, but it seemed cheaper to weld in a coupler than adapt the keg port to a plumbed fitting.
Posted in thread: Electric keg system; port in bottom on 03-07-2012 at 05:56 AM
I'm building a new brewing system using kegs, and am planning on using electric elements in the
HLT and kettle, and RIMS for the mash. Is there any good reason not to simply weld the drain
port in the...
Posted in thread: New keezer system; advice/opinions sought on 02-29-2012 at 06:04 AM
Getting somewhere! The frugal side of me decided that the cheapest way to buy a temperature
controller was to piece one together using a PID controller, even though I knew nothing about
PIDs and have ...