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Old 11-09-2008, 10:16 PM   #1
Duckfoot
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Cheap and ugly mash tun:


Boil:


Some idiot adding hops and stirring:


Rig at work:


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Old 11-09-2008, 10:17 PM   #2
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My Pumpkin Ale (Thunderstruck recipe) for refreshment for all my hard work:


New Counterflow Chiller waiting to pop its cherry:


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Secondary: 21 Year Mead...
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Old 11-09-2008, 11:28 PM   #3
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CFC water output temp:


CFC Beer output temp:


OG Gravity reading (1.054... damn near per recipe):


Cold break going into the new fermentation cabinet:
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Secondary: 21 Year Mead...
Kegged : DFB Belgian Pale, DFB Brown, DFB Belgian Dark Strong, DFB Cider...
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Old 11-09-2008, 11:31 PM   #4
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Many props to SWMBO for today... I was supposed to be working on a closet re-do and cooking dinner for her and her offspring, and instead I got plenty of time for a 1st PM brew... Then again she is the one who got me into homebrew with my first kit, I blame her completely...

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Secondary: 21 Year Mead...
Kegged : DFB Belgian Pale, DFB Brown, DFB Belgian Dark Strong, DFB Cider...
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Old 11-09-2008, 11:40 PM   #5
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Sweet Jesus! Is that what coldbreak is supposed to look like? My pu$$y little immersion chiller needs to get some balls! That's bad ass!
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Old 11-09-2008, 11:43 PM   #6
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I have to give credit to Whirlfloc, and the new CFC on this... I had one using my I.C. that looked closed to this... It is freakin awesome to see though...

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Secondary: 21 Year Mead...
Kegged : DFB Belgian Pale, DFB Brown, DFB Belgian Dark Strong, DFB Cider...
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:38 AM   #7
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Is it better to use a pump or a prechiller coil w/water pressure?

 
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Old 02-25-2009, 03:35 AM   #8
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"Non-Alcoholic beer is like going down on your cousin, it might taste the same but it just ain’t right!"
Now That's funny right there...I don't care who ya are...LOL
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Old 02-26-2009, 12:45 AM   #9
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Cool setup! Sorry for the pun. I just had one question. I know there are no stupid questions, but could you explain or show how you re-circulate the water using the pump. How is it setup? How does it work?

 
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Old 02-26-2009, 03:58 AM   #10
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I prefer to use the recirculating ice water method... Tend to waste less water that way... I also have free access to an ice machine, so that helps with the $$$ aspect....

Here is a link to another thread about the setup : Here ya go...

Lemme know if you have any more questions...



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Secondary: 21 Year Mead...
Kegged : DFB Belgian Pale, DFB Brown, DFB Belgian Dark Strong, DFB Cider...
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