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Old 05-11-2011, 07:43 PM   #1
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My fellow Charlottean ryan got me wondering what parts I'm missing from my brewing setup...it seems a little bit of everything.

I figured I'd throw this question out there to see what I'm missing. If you could have any one thing, regardless of cost, for your brewing system, what would it be?

Mine: Since my filtration setup finally got here, I'd like to upgrade my system with a heat exchanger and temperature control module so I can maintain a constant temp in my mash. So basically, I'd like to upgrade to a HERMS system...hopefully sometime this year

PS...I know I'm breaking my own rules...but an outdoor restaurant quality sink would be nice for the garage as well.

 
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:24 PM   #2
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A completely new electric brewery with all the bells and whistles.
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:17 PM   #3
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If I had to pick one thing:
Outrageous: Temp. control conical fermentor.
Realistic: Refrigerator/Fermentation Chamber for Lagering
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:29 PM   #4
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I'd love to have HERMS.
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:40 PM   #5
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Some kind of complete temp control for our 2 fermenters Would make things so much better. I'm already getting tired of this medieval brewing style. Not to mention,open up whole new worlds of brewing. Hahahehehoho,to the brewery! Where life is beautiful all the time,& I'll be happy to see those nice young men with their clean shiny kettles...
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:17 PM   #6
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New brewer here. First on my wishlist is some type of kegging system. Still doing extract brewing, so you can keep your fancy smanchy temperature control system

 
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:22 PM   #7
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So do I,but moving into adding steeping grains. Still need to keep the temps down to a particular yeast's effective range. You don't have to be an AG'r to need good temp control. All brewing styles benefit from good temp control.
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:40 PM   #8
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Id love to be able to efficently USE my HERMS!....I can never seem to get it dialed in to the point that I can use it and get consistent results.
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Old 05-11-2011, 11:38 PM   #9
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At this point, I would be happy to have a kettle large enough for full boils and a burner to heat it with.

 
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