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  1. J

    Help me build a low stress e-brewery

    Hi all, I have been in the hobby for about 12 years. Started with a few batches of extract, then have been doing standard all grain cooler mash and batch sparging, with either cooktop gas in the winter or propane burner in the summer. I have added things through the years (eg temp controlled...
  2. Merkur

    Element On detection

    Hi - I am putting together a 240V system with a 5500W element. I have a 240V/60A outlet and intend to add a control box between that and a socket for a Brew Commander to control the brew, pumps etc. I know that the Brew Commander has an ‘Element On’ in the screen but I like the idea of a large...
  3. Southern_Junior

    Texas Looking for an Electrician Brewer in Houston to help plan build

    I am contemplating going electric. I need someone that is an electrician to help me vet out my conversion. I have two 50amp circuits run to the garage from the panel for a secondary Hot Water Heater. So i was hoping to add a sub/spa panel to the garage. Turn off the HWH when I am brewing, and...
  4. M

    Texas 30A Brewery Control Panel - $1500

    I'm selling a brewery control panel that I've been building over the last year. I'm close to completing the build but just ran out of time before a personal move is forcing me to sell it. It's mostly functional and I know someone with electrical savvy will be able to finish it off with minimal...
  5. J

    2 Vessel K-Rims Electric Brew Rig, All-Grain Method --> Recipe size and type??BIAB?

    Hoping I can get some clarification into the new brewing rig that I recently built and setup. I will be using an all grain method. Here are some specifications: 2 Vessel K-Rims Electric Brew Rig: Two 15G Vessels - (1) contains the 5500W heating element (BK, HLT) and the other (2) operates as a...
  6. DMA

    New Electric Brewery...

    Can anyone tell me if if there is a 240v 5500w ULWD rippleripple e that will fit a kettle with an inside diameter of 13.6 in? I've been searching for some time now, but can't seem to find one. Thanks.
  7. Kris Brew

    New Equipment Build/Mods

    Hi all, Soo, I have just been gifted some new equipment, I have an ACE 30l 2.5kw hot water boiler which has been adapted with a half inch ball tap and a false bottom. Plus a peco mash bucket which I plan for my sparge water. I want to make this recirculating for the mash with a 12v DC pump...
  8. U

    Illinois Brewing Equipment - $675

    Purging equipment from recent upgrades, make an offer if you buy the whole lot, $675 for everything (over $1000 in equipment) pictures of each item below: NorCal Brewing (Jaybird) stainless steel false bottom with upgraded handle. Approx 15.5" diameter and 2" tall. Used in 15 gallon Megapot mash...
  9. micraftbeer

    Building a 2V Electric System- Opinions on Boil Kettle Port Location

    I'm putting together a 2-Vessel electric system. I've used a number of different all-in-one electric systems, and I've decided 2 vessels is the way to go for me. The hanging/draining bag or malt tube just gets in the way of checking my pre-boil volume and pre-boil gravity. I don't do...
  10. S

    Basement brewery and bar build

    I started this project a little over 3 years ago, but it took a back seat right after tearing everything apart. A couple months ago I finally started putting the shambles of my basement back together, and am very nearly done so I feel better about sharing with you all. Enjoy! Before, IDK what...
  11. Figgy15

    2 Vessel System Efficiency Issue

    Hello my fellow brewers!!!! Hoping for some guidance. I recently changed my brewing system and went with a single tier, 2 vessel (1 HLT/Boil with heating element, 1 Mash Tun, 1 pump) DIY electric system. It's very similar to the one used in this video: . In doing my research, I did see...
  12. B

    Building Two-Element 120V System

    I am working on a wiring schematic for a two-element system that utilizes two separate 120V power supplies. Each will come from a GFCI wall receptacle. The EZBoil I am using will control the second element with the built-in relay, per Auber's instructions. One question I am running into is this...
  13. L

    How to make an all-in-one electric brewery

    After hours of searching for an article of someone making their own version of a robobrew or grainfather, I couldn’t find one that really came all that close to the real thing. I came up with a plan to make a hybrid of a “robofather” and an electric BIAB rims system. For anyone looking to make...
  14. jmgreen7

    Building an expandable electric system

    First off, i'll apologize for this question b/c i'm sure it's all been covered before. There's so information, and i'll be honest, i'm overwhelmed. I read up on electricbrewery.com, but it's way to big of a project (size and cost) than i can deal with right now. I've been on...
  15. B

    Leads on In-Line 240V GFCI

    Hey guys, I am going to be powering a 5500W element from a dryer receptacle. There are 30A breakers in the main panel. I may not be in the same house much longer, so I need a portable solution. I am having a hard time finding the in-line 30A GFCI cords. Where is the best place to find them (at...
  16. B

    Which buttons/switches are truly necessary for eBIAB??

    Hey guys, I am working on a budget eBIAB build, and am looking for some input from people who have brewed a lot with a similar system. Which interface components on the control panel are truly necessary? Do I need a buzzer? Do I need an element indicator light in addition to the light that is...
  17. Ernster

    My Electric HERMS Build.

    Kettles are from Spike Brewing. Control panel is the 30 amp kit from Electric Brewing Supply and the hard was purchased from Brew Hardware. All three have great customer service.
  18. B

    Boil Control for Electric Brewing

    I just switched my homebrew setup from propane to electric (5500 W element in BK and HLT). I previously used an Arduino to control the propane burners for my HLT and BK (combo of 5V relays, 120:24V furnace TX, and furnace gas valve) I am reusing the Arduino because it will keep most of my...
  19. rkhanso

    Finally (almost) complete BIAB Craftbeerpi system - testing

    I just need to get a 12v DC jack and plug mounted in the 6"x6"x4" controller box to power the Raspberry Pi - but I'm doing a PID Tune right now. I went pretty simple. Using my phone or a PC to control via the http interface. I power the 240v and 12v separately. Have a 12v brown solar pump on...
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