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by Fastline
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night
Replies: 14
Views: 2504

Re: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night

Finished all cleaned up 1 o'clock in the morning Forgot to use protofloc :cry: Wort looked clear collected 23l at 1.040 Counterflow chiller was great The leaf hops was a bit of a pig to clean up need a hop spider would save lots of time on clean up Used connect control manually, got the app on my ta...
by Fastline
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night
Replies: 14
Views: 2504

Re: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night

Got 28 litres pre boil took a reading of 1.030 at 45 degrees Currently 15mins into the boil Sparged and drew off a few litres that I put back through, worth was pretty clear I had planned to put the hops in hop bags but they have vanished so I've just chucked them in the pot Could do with a longer p...
by Fastline
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night
Replies: 14
Views: 2504

Re: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night

After sitting down and reading the gf instructions I realised I hadn't put the pump on :roll:

Kicked it into life and soon the temp dropped to about 61 degrees the heating element soon kicked in and brought it up to the set 67 degrees in no time

I've got my stock pots heating sparge water
by Fastline
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night
Replies: 14
Views: 2504

Re: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night

Well all best made plans go out the window in battle I had set mash water temp to 75 degrees thinking grain would suck lots of heat out, but only down to around 72 degrees Anyway mash was really thick so I have added 8 litres of cold water to get me down to target 67 degree mash temp I'll take this ...
by Fastline
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night
Replies: 14
Views: 2504

Re: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night

Well all best made plans go out the window in battle I had set mash water temp to 75 degrees thinking grain would suck lots of heat out, but only down to around 72 degrees Anyway mash was really thick so I have added 8 litres of cold water to get me down to target 67 degree mash temp I'll take this ...
by Fastline
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night
Replies: 14
Views: 2504

Re: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night

I brewing a exceedingly good ipa cascade from the homebrew shop I'm not sure if the instructions are really related to the Grainfather, it refers to draining to your boiler I'm going to be mashing in 12 litres of water at 67 degrees and then need to top up after an hour with 8 litres of water at 80 ...
by Fastline
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night
Replies: 14
Views: 2504

Grainfather 1st use, bad start to long night

Well I'm using my Grainfather for 1st time, just running some pbw through it as we speak 7 litres of water and 50 grams pbw At first I put water in, within 2 seconds of putting heat on to test it all died It was fitted with a 3 amp fuse, Hopefully that's only scare for the evening Will keep you post...
by Fastline
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Priming a Saison style beer
Replies: 8
Views: 1060

Re: Priming a Saison style beer

Sounds very very high ratio, is that a typing error or have you really put 6grams in per 500ml I can see you ending up with gushers that will hit the ceiling when you uncap and churn up all the yeast sediment in the bottle or maybe even a bottle bombs at worst here. Most I have read say around 6-7 g...
by Fastline
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Best price for a Grainfather?
Replies: 9
Views: 1973

Re: Best price for a Grainfather?

Well it's not turned up today maybe tomorrow
by Fastline
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Best price for a Grainfather?
Replies: 9
Views: 1973

Re: Best price for a Grainfather?

No ive got to be good, graincote is on my list though
by Fastline
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Best price for a Grainfather?
Replies: 9
Views: 1973

Re: Best price for a Grainfather?

Got an email today saying it's been dispatched, can't wait very excited, not told the misses yet.
It's a lot of money I'm trying to convince myself it was a good move. The reviews seem good.
by Fastline
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Grain mill - wow!
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

Re: Grain mill - wow!

I was on the AHA website the other night and read an article on there, the writer was basically saying buy milling your own you can get more consistent results on grain crush. More so if you was going to different suppliers for crushed malt. So potentially reducing the amount of variables that go in...
by Fastline
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Grain mill - wow!
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

Re: Grain mill - wow!

I was on the AHA website the other night and read an article on there, the writer was basically saying buy milling your own you can get more consistent results on grain crush. More so if you was going to different suppliers for crushed malt. So potentially reducing the amount of variables that go in...
by Fastline
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Bitters Definitive Recipes List
Replies: 8
Views: 1930

Re: Bitters Definitive Recipes List

There is so much info on Jim's, never seen the Normans recipes before
by Fastline
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Best price for a Grainfather?
Replies: 9
Views: 1973

Re: Best price for a Grainfather?

Went to the homebrew company and used a discount code from the other forum

Ordered with the micro pipework

Can't wait, what else will I need, I'm thinking fittings for the cooler