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    Floating beer pickups with filter for kegs and pressurized fermenters etc

    New video out on my YouTube channel! A few years back I was sent the Cask Widge from one of my viewers. A simple floating beer pickup with a filter. Thank you again John Smith It has been seen in several of my videos and I've really enjoyed using it in different ways. Now when I successfully...
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    FermZilla with Partial Mash

    I’ve started a partial mash brew in a FermIlla and wondering how much loss I’ll have after the 2nd step - I’m not sure if there is sufficient space in the collection container to be able to properly “filter” the beer without having to filter it. Does anyone have any experience brewing partial...
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    FermZilla Trub Not Going In Collection Jar

    This is my first time using the FermZilla. The collection jar is open and some trub went into it, but now there's a buildup at the bottom of the cone and then a space of fermenting beer sandwiched between the trub layers. Does anyone know if this is normal for these kinds of fermenters? Should I...
  4. mattrmiller

    Colorado Fully Loaded 55L Fermzilla

    I have upgraded my fermenting setup, and my fermzilla is taking up precious space. I have only used this thing twice, and I just want it to go to a good home. It has all that is originally included: as well the thermo well (for thermometer), temp twister (for chilling), insulated jacket, heater...
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    The New Fermzilla?

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    My DIY cleaning system for the Fermzilla & Fermentasaurus

    How do you guys clean yours? This is how I do it
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    7 new changes to the Fermzilla

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    Sealed transfer using two see-through vessels. Fermzilla to the Fermenter King JR

    Never had this amount of control before. A fantastic experience to be able to see what actually happens in the keg when transferring.
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    Can you use the Fermentasaurus pressure lid kit parts on the Fermzilla

    Hi there, I know the actual lids are different but does anyone know first hand whether or not you can remove and use the ball lock posts and float from the Fermentasaurus pressure kit lid and use them on the Fermzilla lid. Here in Canada having a hell of a time finding the Fermzilla lid or...
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    Unboxing and First thoughts on the Fermzilla All Rounder

    First thoughts and unboxing of the Fermzilla All Rounder by Kegland. I already have some beer fermenting away in this bubble right now. When I've used it properly I will give it a full review. And also compare it to the Fermentasaurus Snub Nose. What are your thoughts about this one? In my...
  11. sounddoc

    Fermzilla and a thermowell

    Long shot here, but has anyone made a DIY thermowell for the Fermzilla that's able to be used under pressure? As temps are getting lower here in Maine, I'm not able to rely on my steady 68F in the brewing chamber (AKA the bathroom). I know Kegland sells one, but as far as I can tell they don't...
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    First brew in a Fermzilla without spunding valve - PSI too high?

    Hello! I'm doing my first brew in a Fermzilla and I'm doing it pressurized. Of course to save money, I have yet to get a spunding valve. It's rated up to 35 PSI and the PRV is supposed to relieve pressure above that. My question is should I release pressure from time to time? I just released a...
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    Harvesting Yeast with Fermzilla - Best Way To Do It?

    I just brewed my first beer to go into my Fermzilla and I am a bit befuddled on the best way to capture yeast. My intuition tells me to dump the trub into the collection container a day or so into the ferment, then clean/sanitize/reattach, then dump again when fermentation is pretty much over...
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