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Posted in thread: Options for 55 gallon mash tun? on 01-31-2013 at 07:38 AM
I have the Blichmann 55 gal with false bottom for my mash tun and love it. I direct fire with a
23-tip natural gas burner and manage it with a BCS-460. I've done very light pale colored beers
in it an...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-14-2012 at 12:09 AM
Hmm 72 percent. I've been getting 85 to 90 on 10 gallon batches with fly sparging. Is the
reason for the low efficiency because the mash tun was too full to properly fly sparge?Yes, it
was a club brew...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-13-2012 at 03:19 PM
holy crap. You still manage decent efficiency like that? I take it you drain and fly sparge or
something?Just went back and looked and I hit 72% on that one. I'm usually at 80%. I fly
sparge, and I do...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-13-2012 at 07:13 AM
Hey Guys,Anyone with a 55 gallon blichmann mash tun who can tell me what the largest doable
batch? How much grain can the 55 gallon reasonably hold? ThanksPhilI've had 150 lbs in mine,
but I swore I w...
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-09-2012 at 06:07 PM
I would think the UBC-25-1vp-lp would work, but if it is just for home and prototyping (sounds
like we have the same plan), add a few more gallons of glycol (maybe five gallons glycol and
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-09-2012 at 04:40 PM
LettersNumbersAndSymbols - for the length, yes to both of your questions.For the transition
pieces, here is a picture of the top of the lid: the lid: what the coil looks like inside the
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-07-2012 at 10:28 PM
I have a similar setup for my 1.5 BBL batches. In my experience, you won't need that long of a
coil, but you will need a larger glycol batch if you are using a chest freezer to chill the
glycol. I hav...
Posted in thread: Manual Switches with BCS460 on 10-24-2012 at 03:13 AM
I have a BCS460 and the only manual switch I have is to cut power to the panel itself. I've had
my BCS for quite a while and can't think of a time yet where I wish I had installed an override
Posted in thread: 3 Spount Gravity Wine Bottle Filler on 11-05-2011 at 09:29 PM
I would like to know more about the filler if you still have it.I do still have it. The
description in the MoreWine link describes it accurately. There is a SS barbed fitting on the
bottom of the hold...
Posted in thread: Wort Chiller - 25 ft x 3/8 in. With Brass Hose Fittings on 10-24-2011 at 06:38 PM
Chiller is sold. Thanks for looking.