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by TheSumOfAllBeers
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: IC Hose fitting question
Replies: 4
Views: 215

Re: IC Hose fitting question

Or you can put 10mm ID vinyl tube around the copper, and 12mm/ 1/2” ID tubing around that.

You will need lots of hose clips, well tightened.

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by TheSumOfAllBeers
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Bargains Online and In Store
Topic: 70% off top end stainless
Replies: 11
Views: 975

Re: 70% off top end stainless

There has been a few people in contact with the liquidation company, but they don't seem to be too responsive.

But the offer is genuine - we got a heads up from the ex-head of ubrew about it, and we were expecting the brew kit to hit the liquidators at some stage.
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: lager
Replies: 19
Views: 730

Re: lager

If lager isn’t your thing, pick up some of the classics from a good offy or go online. Without having to search too hard , you should be able to get pilsner urquell, budvar, bitburger, krombacher, staropramen, veltins and spaten. If you can source more hell lager try that too, like paulamer hell or ...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: lager
Replies: 19
Views: 730

Re: lager

Getting good lager is tricky- there are plenty of commercial breweries that can’t pull it off or won’t bother. You are relying a lot on the base malt; while you can substitute a lot of pale ale malt across a range of ale styles, I think you have less wiggle room with lager malt. Bite the bullet and ...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: a
Replies: 10
Views: 398

Re: home made pressure fermentor for a trial run

So does the PET bottle growler with the double carbonation cap need some sort of diptube? Can you attach hosing to the inside some how? Looks interesting You would source your carbonation caps seperately, and one of those would have the internal barb that you can hopefully fit something like a 3/8"...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Co2 bag to blanket NoCill
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Co2 bag to blanket NoCill

I have had cubes spoil due to infection. The issue here isnt the CO2 source (but the micron filter is a good idea anyway), but the bag/bladder you are using as a CO2 capture / reservoir. If you are going this route, you might want to consider using a sankey keg as your no chill cube (but double chec...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Co2 bag to blanket NoCill
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Co2 bag to blanket NoCill

You are undermining the sanitary benefits of cube pasteurisation by leaving the wort exposed to your co2 source

The co2 bag will not be as sanitary to the same degree as the cube
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Hop Boiling.
Replies: 10
Views: 399

Re: Hop Boiling.

I believe Stella Artois / ABInbev have a process where they bubble CO2 through the wort at sub boiling temperatures that achieves the same objectives. In their case it’s about being a good ecological citizen and using less energy/smaller carbon footprint. It would imply that wort agitation is the k...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: has the single pot killed the three pot systems
Replies: 19
Views: 1009

Re: has the single pot killed the three pot systems

Q: (to @homebrew_pete) are you making objectively good beer on the system you have, or do you recall it making good beer when you were more active? Q: is it good across all the styles of beer you like to make? Q: are you finding it limiting in some way, i.e. it *cant* make particular styles of beer ...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: a
Replies: 10
Views: 398

Re: home made pressure fermentor for a trial run

PET bottles are rated to scary levels. I routinely put 45 PSI into them as a portable gas source for growler kegs. Some sources say they can take 150 PSI, but someone else can do those experiments on their own youtube channel and I will get popcorn. Oh and if we are talking about practical uses for ...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Hop Boiling.
Replies: 10
Views: 399

Re: Hop Boiling.

I believe Stella Artois / ABInbev have a process where they bubble CO2 through the wort at sub boiling temperatures that achieves the same objectives. In their case it’s about being a good ecological citizen and using less energy/smaller carbon footprint. It would imply that wort agitation is the ke...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: a
Replies: 10
Views: 398

Re: home made pressure fermentor for a trial run

Yup, going with kegs is the way to go, but research your spunding valve well. They are not all made equally.

I see a lot of positive comments on the “blow tie”
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Red x smash
Replies: 36
Views: 925

Re: Red x smash

You will need brewing gloves, safety boots and apron too.
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Red x smash
Replies: 36
Views: 925

Re: Red x smash

What about adding gelatin building the 50m copper chiller putting all the the coils at the bottom wait until it's down it pitching temp then just draw 10 liters off the bottom ? the boil will denature the gelatin. However in principle, if you have a way of suctioning the hot break preferentially fr...
by TheSumOfAllBeers
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Red x smash
Replies: 36
Views: 925

Re: Red x smash

What about recirculating the wort though a smaller biab sy 100l what would only go to the top third of the pot ?? i have done something like that before. The problem is that recirculating into the top third of the pot, the 'clear' wort doesnt stay there and rapidly mixes with the rest of the wort t...