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Posted in thread: Wierd worm infection on 01-18-2015 at 02:34 PM
We think they're actually flatworms. My brother will pop them under a microsocope during the
Posted in thread: Wierd worm infection on 01-18-2015 at 08:53 AM
Was that one batch of beer or was it one bottle that you have worms in?Only the one bottle -
the rest of the batch were fine
Posted in thread: Wierd worm infection on 01-18-2015 at 05:16 AM
Sorry about the image - I have reattached the image to the original post.The "worms" are about
3-4mm long. We're beginning to think they might be fruit fly larvae. They are mobile, but
attached to the...
Posted in thread: Wierd worm infection on 01-17-2015 at 07:51 AM
I think my brother has found a new niche beer... One with worms. These appeared in only one of
a batch of my brothers Amber Ale, which otherwise was perfect. I think it goes to show,
sanitation is imp...
Posted in thread: Maximum viable brew volume for immersion chiller on 04-25-2014 at 08:02 PM
Also, you are using 140' long IC for 15 gallon batches?! I use 50' for 10 gallon batches and am
chilled in 7-10 minutes.Is this 3/8". I find that hard to believe that you do 7-10 minutes with
50' for ...
Posted in thread: Band heaters for mash tun & brew kettle on 04-25-2014 at 10:09 AM
Having a couple heating elements shipped from Amazon.com to you has to be cheaper than custom
making one or spending the many hundreds or even thousands on a band heater.Worst case, use a
Posted in thread: Maximum viable brew volume for immersion chiller on 04-25-2014 at 10:07 AM
Hi allI'm trying to determine the maximum size of a brew where an immersion chiller is viable.
I build double coil immersion chillers on the side, and the largest I have built has been for a
Posted in thread: Band heaters for mash tun & brew kettle on 04-15-2014 at 06:12 PM
KalThanks for the response.I was originally planning a 4kw hot water heater element similar to
yours at the electric brewery. The problem is I'm really struggling to source one locally that
will fit i...
Posted in thread: Band heaters for mash tun & brew kettle on 04-15-2014 at 04:09 PM
I'm currently starting upgrading my current 28 liter electric BIAB system to a 46 liter BIAB
setup.I've been wondering about the suitability of band heaters for this, bearing in mind the
mash tun and ...
Posted in thread: Priming with Treacle on 02-28-2014 at 05:44 AM
I'm looking at priming a Brown Ale with treacle.Does anyone know the effectiveness of this
compare to corn sugar? i.e the value i need to plug into Beersmith so I can work out how much I