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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-29-2013, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Cuzco_Brew
I whirlpool in the kettle. Was doing that as a...

I whirlpool in the kettle. Was doing that as a home brewer so designed the system to be able to do it the same way. Works fairly well, I tried using the trub filter...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-29-2013, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Cuzco_Brew
I am using CFC, this one from MoreBeer...

I am using CFC, this one from MoreBeer (http://morebeer.com/products/pro-series-convoluted-counterflow-chiller-15-tc-fittings.html). The ground water here is around 13C and I have a second home made...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-29-2013, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Necro bump indeed. We ended up getting a 2BBL...

Necro bump indeed. We ended up getting a 2BBL system built here. It's a two vessel no sparge setup, Mash Tun and Boil Kettle. We have a fermenter big enough to hold about 4BBL, so we brew twice to...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-30-2012, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Cuzco_Brew
What micron filter are you using and how much...

What micron filter are you using and how much beer are you filtering at one time?

Cheers
Zac
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 07-30-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
The Brewtroller / OpenTroller can do both PID and...

The Brewtroller / OpenTroller can do both PID and simple on/off for temp control. I was under the impression you should use the on/off mode for a gas setup, but you are saying you can use the PID...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-30-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Questions on Filtering

I am looking to add a 2 stage filter to my brewing system for filtering the beer post fermentation. Like the one in this thread...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-11-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,599
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Thanks Bob, I will give it a shot. I have brewed...

Thanks Bob, I will give it a shot. I have brewed an IPA before, just not an America style IPA. The 120min boil is due to the Pislner malt and brewing at altitude (I live at 3400masl). Not sure if 120...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-30-2012, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Cuzco_Brew
I am game. As I live outside the US I am a bit...

I am game. As I live outside the US I am a bit limited with ingridients. But am will to try...



I know it might be hard to come up with some thing given the limitations, but if you are up for a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-27-2012, 01:14 AM
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Posted By Cuzco_Brew
New Chiller

I got my new counterflow chiller today. My new setup will be pretty much all TC fittings, so I paid the extra to get the chiller with the TC fittings. And to be honest I am a little disapointed. The...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-25-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
If you absolutely, positively have to go high...

If you absolutely, positively have to go high pressure propane, is there a safe way to automate it other than the spark ignition? Is that even safe?

Eventually what I want to be able to do is fill...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-24-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
OSCS sell 1-Wire Temperature Sensor with a noise...

OSCS sell 1-Wire Temperature Sensor with a noise suppression filter, does this filter not help overcome the issues with spark ignition systems?
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-23-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
So I could use a valve like this one...

So I could use a valve like this one (http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-2-Brass-110VAC-Electric-Solenoid-Valve-Water-Air-etc-/290579694393?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43a7e64339), and a spark ignition...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-22-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Thanks Mr Shake, the pilot sounds the safer of...

Thanks Mr Shake, the pilot sounds the safer of those two options. So next question, what's the difference between the standing pilot light and intermittent pilot light versions?

Goingmad, I've...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-22-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Automating direct fired MLT with BrewTroller

I am in the process of building a new brewing system, and I want to automate temperature control on the Mash tun. I am planning on using the BrewTroller to do this as later I would like to add...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-30-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
How did this turn out?

How did this turn out?
Forum: DIY Projects 04-26-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
I have priced them here in Peru, and...

I have priced them here in Peru, and unfortunately I can't get one for anywhere near my price range. The down side of living in South America.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-25-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
I still haven't got the walk-in sealed up as...

I still haven't got the walk-in sealed up as tight as I want, so I haven't got it running yet. When I do get it turned on, I was going to try and drop the temp by about 4 or 5 degF per day, see how...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-23-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Mine was about US$260, however I live in Peru. So...

Mine was about US$260, however I live in Peru. So I am sure you pay less for them in the US.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-23-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
A digital A/C is the same as a window A/C unit,...

A digital A/C is the same as a window A/C unit, just with digital controls. My understanding is with these, you can't just plug it into a temp control, as when it powers up you need to press the on...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-23-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Thanks. I will try it with the fan on low and see...

Thanks. I will try it with the fan on low and see how we go.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-22-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
Digital A/C for walkin cooler

I have a digital A/C that I am going to use for my walkin cooler. I am looking at making a DIY Coolbot to control the A/C. With a control like this I assume the fan in the A/C will run constantly....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-07-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
I thought I should report back on this. ...

I thought I should report back on this.

It's been in the keg a few weeks and I tried it last night. It's not too bad, the wife gives it the thumbs up, but I think it is missing something. It's...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-29-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
This is my first time using Summit, I heard about...

This is my first time using Summit, I heard about the onion flavor can any one who has used it as a 20 min addition comment further on this?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-29-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
I haven't seen it online, I read it a while back...

I haven't seen it online, I read it a while back in BYO and started trying it, then just read it again in Gordon's book.

I want to keep the profile fairly simple so I am thinking about taking the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-29-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Cuzco_Brew
No bittering hops based on a technique I read in...

No bittering hops based on a technique I read in a BYO article by Gordon Strong. Basic idea is to use all hops in the last 20 mins and compensate with amounts to achive the IBUs you want.
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