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    Filter dry hops from conical on transfer

    So I called brewershardware to get their opinion on using one of these as a hop filter. Great conversation and I was convinced it was worth a shot. First batch I tested on was a west coast IIPA with 6 ounces of dry hops. Figured, if it works with this one it'll work with any brew! I should also...
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    Festbier Oktoberfest (1st place, scored 42)

    Same here... I love this beer. This will be my first 10 gallon batch so I bumped up the two base malts by 1 pound, thinking I will lose some efficiency.
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    SS Brewtech Unitank VS Spike Unitank

    Haha yea I even quoted him and screwed that up! I should add I put the coil in my Chronical, so its not a factory install.
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    SS Brewtech Unitank VS Spike Unitank

    Working here. Here's the 5 gallon mark on a 14 gal chronical.
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    DIY Glycol chiller, question on heat exhange

    I am making a DIY chiller with a window unit and cooler. I was looking at the AC coil and thinking about the fins. Seems like they may not be necessary due to the heat exchange is occurring in a liquid state (glycol/water mix) and not with air. So the increased surface area that the fins take...
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    Festbier Oktoberfest (1st place, scored 42)

    Yep, Ive decided I am doing this one now and see if I can hold one to a keg till September. Question for all, I see folks doing 10 gallon batches, any adjustments or simply double everything?
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    Ss brewtech conical

    Thanks for the photos! Interesting, this still suggests you do not take the coil out, because it is blocked by the QD fitting. I can see that you can loosen to clean around it though, or are you using a CIP and havent had a need to take the coil out?
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    Ss brewtech conical

    Do you happen to have a picture? I am having a hard time visualizing the barb thread securing to the fermenter. Is the barb fully threaded to also be the bulkhead fitting?
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    Ss brewtech conical

    Yea I was looking in to these. I'm going to have a problem getting it to pass through the hole drilled for the coil.
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    Ss brewtech conical

    Now that you have to unscrew the coil to take it out, do you have issues with gylcol pouring out? Or do you never take the coil out to clean? Curious how you deal with this. Thanks!
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    SS Brewtech Unitank VS Spike Unitank

    It may be a difference in design from the Chronical and the Unitank from SS, but the thermowell on my 14 gallon Chronical is certainly below the 5 gallon mark. I can do 5 gallon batches in it.
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    Tip Draw Floating Dip Tube Issue

    Good idea with the nut! Ive had issues with what sounds like happened to Boobajoob in that mid-keg CO2 would dispense and not beer. shaking the keg eventually righted the situation but weighing the tube down might fix the problem too. Someone needs to invent a submarine dip tube that rises...
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    Ss brewtech conical

    Good advice. I am using a Blichman coil in mine and I installed it as low as I could without it contacting the thermowell. I think I get about 1/3 of the coil submerged in a 5 gallon batch. I just need external heat right now so it is something to deal with in the future by May or June. But...
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    Filter dry hops from conical on transfer

    Does anyone have any updates on using these over time? Also, what size diameter did you go with and do you recommend it? Cheers - Alex
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    Ss brewtech conical

    Great recommendations here. I have a 14 gallon one I just got as a birthday present. I noticed that the measurements on the inside only go down to 8 gallons. I primarily do 5 gallon batches, other than the measures not being there, will I run in to other issues using it to do 5 gallon batches?
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    Growing Hops in Charlotte

    For what it is worth, I have tried to grow centennial hops every season since 2017 and have had them not last a season. I am trying again this year in a new spot and then giving up if they dont make it. I have a cascade hill and a chinook hill and they are doing great.
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    Quick disconnect fittings

    THANK YOU! with this I found a receipt from them and sure enough this is where I got them! Huge Thanks! Alex
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    Quick disconnect fittings

    Good to know. Might be a while before I get this hose made!
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    Quick disconnect fittings

    Ok, I'm a dummy. I can't figure out where I bought these quick disconnects so many years ago! I want to make an extra hose but i can't find a receipt or anything for this type. I know they didn't come from northern brewer... possibly brewhardware... but the ones on the website look different...
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