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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-20-2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By RobJ
Hi there Sorry for not getting back, I havnt...

Hi there
Sorry for not getting back, I havnt been on here for a while, I don't know what you mean, I think I've sorted the problem but always open for suggestions and new ideas, cheers


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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-20-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By RobJ
Hi there Sorry for not getting back, I havnt...

Hi there
Sorry for not getting back, I havnt been on here for a while


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
The guy said bleed the gas off and let it sit for...

The guy said bleed the gas off and let it sit for a while, I said I've still got plenty in the carboys and I'm gona let that sit. I collected more than the recipe stated, meaning I sparged for too...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-18-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By RobJ
Thought I would let everyone know, I never...

Thought I would let everyone know, I never realised that you have to keep the co2 line connected all the time, I've now got a gas line through the side of my keggerator with a Y splitter on. Followed...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-17-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By RobJ
Hops blocked chill plate and couldn't get me hand...

Hops blocked chill plate and couldn't get me hand in to sort it with the wort being a bit warm, it was only spoilt because I was 2 gal short and it was all the strong hoppy flavoured wort


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Forum: Electric Brewing 06-17-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By RobJ
I've done 3 batches now, added the extra water...

I've done 3 batches now, added the extra water for the dead space which wasn't much now I've dropped the bottom. Never worried about the sparge water just the amount collected in the BK, it my OG...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By RobJ
I've done it now bud, done a brew on Friday but...

I've done it now bud, done a brew on Friday but finished way off, 1042 instead of 1050, having trouble calculating how much boil off I'm getting in the BK, need to check out a few threads. I'll get...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-05-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By RobJ
I've been trying to get 20" domed bottom like...

I've been trying to get 20" domed bottom like yours but I'm struggling in the UK. I've managed to get mine down to 1/2" now, I had to notch the bottom for the 2 outlets then make copper caps (had no...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-20-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By RobJ
Makes sense that it won't fit properly, dip tube...

Makes sense that it won't fit properly, dip tube is the way forward, how much space do you reckon I should leave under the false bottom, was thinking 3/4" and have the dip tube 1/2", cheers for the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-20-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By RobJ
Tilting false bottom

I'm starting another thread on this as I've got a thread on hear about my MLT being too wide and this problem came up. I've got 2" of 'dead space' under my false bottom, I'm using wort pumps to...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-19-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By RobJ
Just had a look, it's 1 3/4" to the top of my...

Just had a look, it's 1 3/4" to the top of my outlet, so I'd be louche to gain 1/4" unless I title the false bottom. Is the space under the FB classed as dead space even tho it's a recirculating...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-19-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By RobJ
That's what I'm aiming to do, fill 2 corny kegs,...

That's what I'm aiming to do, fill 2 corny kegs, ran shy twice he first and third batch, then the second batch a collected too much with over sparging and ended up with 4% weak bodied stout. Going to...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By RobJ
I've thought about the false bottom, I could...

I've thought about the false bottom, I could probably cut 1/2" off the legs so the bottom sits on my outlet or even taper it so the furthest end away from my outlet is the lower, so it tilts, don't...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By RobJ
Sorry, 10 gallon batch 17lb grain Mash with 5...

Sorry, 10 gallon batch
17lb grain
Mash with 5 gallon water and sparge with 8 gallon, I got this off a calculator then converted to kg and litres, British it's what I'm used to, cheers


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Forum: Electric Brewing 05-18-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By RobJ
40 litre batch I use 8kg of grain and mash with...

40 litre batch I use 8kg of grain and mash with 20 litres of water that's for the correct ratio but had to use 30 litres to cover the grain bed, then I sparge with 30-35 litres, I collected 47 litres...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By RobJ
Mash Tun too wide

I've recently built a HERMS setup with 3 100l pots, system works great a problem I have realised is that because the pots are 500mm wide and 500mm tall if I use measured grain to water in my recipe...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
Makes sense, longer line tomorrow then, cheers ...

Makes sense, longer line tomorrow then, cheers


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
I've now come to the conclusion that the gas is...

I've now come to the conclusion that the gas is ok it's the watery issue and lack of body ... Don't think any of us hold our gas, ha ha


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
If I have a 10ft line, will I have to pull a...

If I have a 10ft line, will I have to pull a class off first before my proper beer or will if be fine sitting in the line for a few days?? Cheers


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
I've actually had a problem pouring my golden ale...

I've actually had a problem pouring my golden ale now, really frothy, is this because the line is too short, if I have a longer line will it still be fine in my keggerator?? Or will I have to clean...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
What length should the beer line be?? ...

What length should the beer line be??


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
This is my first 2 batches of AG and my first...

This is my first 2 batches of AG and my first time kegging so I'm no expecting perfection, so that y I'm asking all the questions, great help on here, everyone seems to have been there and done it, I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By RobJ
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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By RobJ
The beer line is only 18" and the golden ale I...

The beer line is only 18" and the golden ale I done (my first batch) is fine198522
Like I said above I think it's lacking body, still open for advise as that's my opinion and don't know wether to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-10-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
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