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by Hoppydaze
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Home Brew Clubs
Topic: Middleton / Chadderton Area ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1027

Re: Middleton / Chadderton Area ?

Home brew kits on Middleton road. Web site says that they have retired
by Hoppydaze
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Home Brew Clubs
Topic: Middleton / Chadderton Area ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1027

Middleton / Chadderton Area ?

Now that we have lost our local home brew shop, is anyone interested in getting together to form a local home brew club? With a view to having a monthly meeting and possibly ordering ingredients in bulk to save on delivery costs etc. To include all types of brewing - beer kits , all grain, wine, Di*...
by Hoppydaze
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Dry Irish Stout
Replies: 13
Views: 2660

Re: Dry Irish Stout

I take it you mean 45g of hops and not 0.46g. Pure Nitro or nitro/ co2 mix?
by Hoppydaze
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Cooling my fermentation chamber
Replies: 13
Views: 1853

Re: Cooling my fermentation chamber

I too have a fermentation cabinet in my brew shed. It is made of wood and insulated with 2 inches of polystyrene top,bottom,back and sides with a double glazed front. It holds 2 30 Ltd conical. Cooling is as follows: Maxi 110 with the recirculating pump modified to be controlled by an STC 1000 A sma...
by Hoppydaze
Sun Nov 27, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Sestos D1S Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Sestos D1S Problems

Hi All, I have been AG brewing with my 3 vessel system for about a year now with few problems until today. Last night I decided to check the calibration on my 3 temperature probes installed on each vessel. I removed them and placed them in a glass of iced water with a standard glass thermometer whic...
by Hoppydaze
Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: 2.4 KW Element Fault ?
Replies: 37
Views: 2778

Re: 2.4 KW Element Fault ?

Hi All, Thanks for the info. Next question- Is it possible to enlarge the element hole to accommodate Mr Lards 3 KW element as used on my kettle with no problems so far using a suitable Q max cutter? This is hard wired and as I understand will eliminate the current problem. (no pun Intended)
by Hoppydaze
Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: 2.4 KW Element Fault ?
Replies: 37
Views: 2778

Re: 2.4 KW Element Fault ?

Hi Jaroporter, Yes the element is now damaged and yes the pins are discolored. New one on the way thanks for the info.
by Hoppydaze
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: 2.4 KW Element Fault ?
Replies: 37
Views: 2778

2.4 KW Element Fault ?

Hi all, Does anyone have any ideas why my 2.4 kw element has failed. The element was supplied by a well known home brew supplier with the power lead. It is installed in my HLT. Last week whilst heating the water for a brew I noticed a burning smell and found that the plug connecting to the element w...
by Hoppydaze
Sun Sep 06, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Which PID?
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Re: Which PID?

Thanks for the info.
by Hoppydaze
Sun Sep 06, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Which PID?
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Which PID?

Hi All, After many years of brewing from kits I am in the process of building an AG 3 vessel single level set up similar to the electricbrewery.com book. I have made my first order to Mr Lard for the pots, etc. Having trawled the net and all the brewing forums I am still struggling to decide on suit...