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Posted in thread: Real honey vs honey malt on 10-29-2013 at 05:12 PM
I make a honey Kolsch that has a distinct honey flavor and a little sweetness. I use 2 pounds
per 5 gallon though. The honey i use is not pasteurized. I add all of my honey at flameout and
i would thi...
Posted in thread: What pump to use? on 10-29-2013 at 04:25 PM
I have a rotating CIP spray ball that i would like to use to clean my fermentor but I'm not
sure what pump would be adequate. The fermentor is a 40 gallon conical. I will also use this
pump for transf...
Posted in thread: Sour mash or sour wort ? on 03-04-2013 at 09:36 PM
I made a berliner weisse but i didn't sour the mash. I mashed with a normal schedule and did
not boil the wort. I did cool the wort to about 140F before putting it in my fermentor. I
pitched a handful...
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 12-21-2012 at 08:24 PM
Sorry the diagram says water. It will be a glycol dilution. We are going to test the system
without any fluid inside of the freezer and with the glycol solution. I am pretty sure I'll
need the hear ex...
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 12-18-2012 at 08:00 PM
We are still moving forward with this at a snail's pace. We purchased a bunch of tri-clamp
fittings, a BCS-460, temp probes, 7.2cuft freezer, and obtained a huge hot water radiator that
does multiple ...
Posted in thread: 15 gallon fermenter ideas? on 11-18-2012 at 08:17 PM
Plastic mart has 15 gallon conical a for a fair price. They are hard food grade plastic. They
are also easy to crop yeast and modify with additional ports.I've hear of some people adding a
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-18-2012 at 05:07 AM
Here are some photos of the heat exchangers. The square one will circulate the glycol through
twice before moving on. The diagram is very rough but it shows the flow of glycol.
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-17-2012 at 06:21 PM
So we found something a little better than copper pipe. We found a heat exchanger from hot
water radiant heat. We also got a 1" grundfos pump.I'll post pictures below. We are stuck on
how to hook-up t...
Posted in thread: planning a glycol chiller for 1-3bbl fermenters on 11-17-2012 at 05:35 PM
:off: In regards to Gavin:Boo! Go to the vendor page and post...
Posted in thread: Conrtolling a Hot Water Circulation Pump VIA BCS 460 on 11-17-2012 at 04:12 AM
Hello again guys,I was gifted a Grundfos circulation pump from a boiler hot water system
recently. I am trying to adapt this pump for my fermentation cooling system. I am planning on
using a BCS 460 t...