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Posted in thread: What saves time on brew day? on 06-15-2015 at 02:44 PM
I can see this thread is old, but just for the fun of it, and to kill some boring time at
work:I use a BIAB system, and use hot water from the fausset. (water quality is really great,
never had a prob...
Posted in thread: Am I screwed?? on 05-12-2015 at 10:36 PM
Take this mess up as a learning experience, and at least no one was injured here, I would call
your local trade school and ask them if they would fix it for you! I'm signed up to join a
local union, w...
Posted in thread: fermentation temp questions! on 05-12-2015 at 10:19 PM
Temperature Range: 60-72F, 15-22CIts an ale.. youll be fine up to 72 as per their site.
Posted in thread: Am I screwed?? on 05-12-2015 at 10:14 PM
Was he a pipe fitter?
Posted in thread: Am I screwed?? on 05-12-2015 at 10:08 PM
My dad's a 30 year veteran of stick welding, I asked him if he could weld stainless, he said
"No" I thanked him for his honesty and went and bought a weldless bulkhead/shut valve for 23.00
plus 10.00 ...
Posted in thread: My mash might be ruined. on 05-12-2015 at 09:55 PM
cooler might be faulty, but I have seen the old timers use 5 gallon buckets for thier tun, they
just wrap it with blankets, As for 125 degrees, In the future just let it sit for 15 minutes at
Posted in thread: best size of fermentation vessel for 31.5 gallons of beer on 04-28-2015 at 03:39 AM
I have been looking into something like this. Put the smaller in the larger in a water bath
with a temp control to a pump for temp control. Or build a cheap box with osb and foam board to
keep them in...
Posted in thread: best size of fermentation vessel for 31.5 gallons of beer on 04-28-2015 at 03:14 AM
Have you looked at the dimensions of the conicals? I'm pretty positive you wouldn't even be
able to fit a 27 gallon conical in a conventional fridge / freezer. Custom construction would
be the way to ...
Posted in thread: best size of fermentation vessel for 31.5 gallons of beer on 04-28-2015 at 03:02 AM
40 would be fine I think. How are you going to control temperature?That will depend on the size
of the fermentor, If it will fit in an upright fridge or freezer, I'll control temp that way,
If not I'l...
Posted in thread: best size of fermentation vessel for 31.5 gallons of beer on 04-24-2015 at 11:46 PM
Id like to move up to 1 barrel size batches, what size of conical would be best for this 40
gal, 55 gal???