Beer kit in conical

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Beer kit in conical

Post by StrontiumDog » Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:34 pm

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I have a fermentersaurus and I've acquired a Wilko Newkie Brown kit. Not done a kit in years and always used a bucket to stir the syrup with some boiling water.

Anyone tried beer kits in conical fermenters? Bit worried the fermentersaurus will warp if I add boiling water as it's just PET, and I have no idea how I'd manage to stir it!

Any thoughts?

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Re: Beer kit in conical

Post by davew » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:53 pm

I make my kit up in a big pan and add some cold water. Then I add 5 litres of cold water to the fermentasaurus before pouring my mix in and topping up. Seems to work well for me.

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Re: Beer kit in conical

Post by LeeH » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:18 pm

Make it in a bucket first!

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Re: Beer kit in conical

Post by Fil » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:15 pm

PET will warp/shrink with off the boil water temps, get an old pop bottle and give it a test over the sink..
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