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Posted in thread: Decided I don't like lagers on 03-07-2014 at 06:49 PM
Buy a lagering fridge. Done...
Posted in thread: Fully Automated Brewery Senior Design on 02-24-2014 at 05:55 PM
UPDATE: going to be using 2 of these bad boys. When taking in the cost of controlling flow
rate, given all the options including AC pump, solenoid valves, stepper motor ball valve, DC
pump, PWM AC pu...
Posted in thread: Fully Automated Brewery Senior Design on 02-04-2014 at 08:53 PM
Second question: Has anyone experimented with an external gas heat exchanger for converting
water input to steam, and then recirculating this steam, (or really really hot water) back into
Posted in thread: Fully Automated Brewery Senior Design on 01-24-2014 at 12:32 PM
Im a senior at Purdue CoT in Kokomo, also making brewing system. Although we aren't in teams.
For cost purposes I'm only automating the mash. I currently have my system set so the HLT
maintains a set ...
Posted in thread: Fully Automated Brewery Senior Design on 01-17-2014 at 09:05 PM
Having played with various motors for a year in the lab, its very very difficult to integrate
or differentiate [bold]position[/bold] of the rotor without a tachometer. Thus, i believe its
much easier ...
Posted in thread: Fully Automated Brewery Senior Design on 01-16-2014 at 07:59 PM
I've been avoiding pressure related level sensing. All of them require an open tube in wort
which screams sanitary issues to me. Considering soldering a chain of reed switches together to
Posted in thread: Fully Automated Brewery Senior Design on 01-15-2014 at 09:21 PM
Curious because I'm working on the same right now, how are you going to sense liquid levels?
Posted in thread: What would you do? Going Pro. on 01-15-2014 at 09:11 PM
If I was wife and kids free I would take it in a heartbeat even with a major drop in salary. I
would have been working at a brewery long ago but the overhead of family life is way too high
to support ...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew on 01-09-2014 at 01:45 PM
I've had it in mind to develop something similar to this thing but more brewer-centric. I hate
how this thing takes the brewer out of brewing. I also hate how it is a plastic wonderland. If
Posted in thread: pumpkin spice at bottling? on 12-31-2013 at 09:57 PM
When I wanted to brew a pumpkin ale, I researched in several places. Some folks claim that real
pumpkin doesn't really add much to the flavor of the finished beer - it may add some mouthfeel.