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Old 11-13-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
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Default Your Christmas List!!

It's about that time of year. Post what you want for christmas! And critique lists too.

I just bought a nice keggle but i find now that I am doing full boils, ice baths just aren't cutting it for me. I need a plate chiller and pump!

For chillers:
Blichmann Therminator - $199.00
Shirron Plate Chiller - $99.99
B3-23A 20 Plate Long Wort Chiller - $99.95

I'm looking at both price and quality. The Therminator is obviously the way to go here but for $200, its a bit pricey. Anyone have any suggestions on wort chillers that I did not list?
*edit* - Someone mentioned rebel brewer. Looks like the Chillhog 4000 - $119.95 is the way to go!

to use a wort chiller, you also should have a pump to run the wort through, right? So I was looking at this too (doesnt seem like theres anything else out there for what im looking for)

March 809HS-PL Pump - $139.95

Of course I will also need fittings and such for everything but if anyone has any suggestions on places to go for prices/quality, let me know.

POST YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS LISTS!!! What kind of gadgets will complete your setup? Anything you want to splurge on?


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Yep, I'm working on one of these.

I'm making the jump to all grain, so I'm needing to improve my basic setup. My list includes:

Bayou Classic SQ14 propane burner
40+ quart stainless steel brewpot
10 gallon rectangular cooler
items needed for DIY conversion of said cooler


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For chillers:
Blichmann Therminator - $199.00
Shirron Plate Chiller - $99.99
B3-23A 20 Plate Long Wort Chiller - $99.95

I'm looking at both price and quality. The Therminator is obviously the way to go here but for $200, its a bit pricey. Anyone have any suggestions on wort chillers that I did not list?
Check out the chillers from rebel brewer. They make some kick ass stuff and its cheaper than the therminator
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Check out the chillers from rebel brewer. They make some kick ass stuff and its cheaper than the therminator
oh man thanks! Chillhog!!!!
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Wish List:

Barley Crusher w/15lb hopper
7 cuft chest freezer for fermenting/lagering
15gallon kettle (want to replace keggles as they're heavy and European (50L=13gal rather than 15.6gal)
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I am going to shoot a little higher and ask Santa for a fully equipped brew shed with bar included.

All automated electric ten gallon size.

10 taps fed from a walk in cooler.

Temperature controlled fermentation for several lagers and ales at a time.

60 inch flat screen TV included, pool table and maybe even a hot tub.
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I have a HERMS Coil coming from Stainless Brewing.

Thinking about asking for a Plate Chiller and selling my CFC cheap. The CFC works fine, but the PC is smaller and I can mount on my brew stand when it's time. Plus, I can sterilize in the oven, so that's nice.

I think I'm pretty well set up otherwise. Still a few odds and ends to do for the ERHERMS system, but I have most of the parts, and I don't think I could trust the SO to buy the right parts if I put it on a list...
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I'm asking for a stout faucet and nitro regulator this year.
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Well, first I'm telling people not to buy me presents and instead contribute to the kickstarter, but what I really want is:

A new refractometer and finishing gravity hydrometer
A 3-tap tower for my keezer
A large vacuum sealer for hops and other stuff
A bigass plate chiller from Dudadiesel and a pump to run it

(All stuff I can use at home and then take over to the brewery)
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*pro-tip* post your kickstarter page

*edit* ah yes. in the sig.

*editedit* page not found

*tripleedit* might as well: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...rewing-company


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