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    Beer engine question.

    Need some info on beer engine dispense from a corny keg. What do people use under their bars from a fridge serving real ale, no gassy stuff. Attachments, experiences, pics etc would be greatly appreciated.
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    Condenser build

    Hi all. Has anyone built a condenser for their boil kettle? I am looking to build one if i can with tri clamp fittings. Any ideas drawings, or parts build list would be appreciated.
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    20 gallon pilot brewery

    Hi Brewers I am selling my 20 gallon pilot brewery to make room for new equipment. 2 x 20 gal (100ltrs each) stainless pots with 5.5kw ULWD stainless ripple element. Boiler contains a 50ft Herms coil for either chilling or recirculating,and silicone sight gauge. Mash tun contains a stainless...
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    Hop stopper 2

    Hop stopper 2 from the Electric Brewery in the US suitable for kettles upto 20 gallon.Not big enough for my system.used 3 times. Does not come with dip tube, adaptable to any kettle. Fits under element. £35 free postage.
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    50ft STAINLESS HERMS/CHILLER COIL

    Selling my 50ft Herms coil, as no longer using the Herms system. Its fittings are included, and the socket on the coil is welded, so no issues with trying to seal it. I used this for both heating,and running glycol to chill wort rapidly. £85 free postage uk only.
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    RO water parameters

    So i use a 5 stage RO water filter, it takes 2 days to get my water, as its not got a pump, question is, the water TDS meter comes out at 0 as it should, the water in is 256. Whe i want to fill my kettle without the resin filter, (the final stage) the TDS is 25, and it takes only 20 mins to get...
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    Ss Brewbucket 14 gallon, inside rotating racking arm & thermowell

    Hi all. Selling this 14 gallon brewbucket,Perfect condition, no dents, fits into a tall larder fridge. Cost £279 new 12 months ago. Sensible offers only please. Courier collection, buyer pays postage.
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    Maxi chiller hack for fermentation

    Anyone disected a chiller with st1000 controller for fermentation
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    Blichmann therminator connections

    Does anyone use the Blichmann wort chiller? As i am looking for stainless camlocks for the water side in and out, the wort side is standard NPT fitgings but the water side isnt.
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    Bottle bomb or not bottle bomb

    Well upto now I have never had a bottle bomb. So what do you think to this Picture ? boxed a few bottles 2 weeks ago been under our stairs to carb up,opened the living room door “I smell beer” yes we have a leak from said box,but never experiencing a bomb no caps have come off just a round...
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    Beersmith 3 equipment profiling

    Can anyone assist in the beersmith 3 equipment profile settings. I have been using the BAIB setting even though I don’t use a bag. I don’t know what I have done with the settings,but I use a full volume 2 pot recirculating mash,with a temp mash out (no sparge) But on the recipe I have just...
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    Toasted coconut chips

    Anyone used coconut chips? I have 3 kegs full of chocolate stout which has been conditioning for 4 weeks,and was going to try some coconut,by removing the keg lid and using a Muslin bag,any thoughts on your experience of doing so.
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    Exploding fermentation

    Anybody use this Joystick yeast? It’s explosive.Good job I checked it because the fermenter lid started to expand because I stuck the tube in a bottle with star san and it sealed it,I could hear gas coming out the seal.So I ended up sticking it in a glass jar inside a bucket
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    Stainless conical fermenters

    Anyone using a stainless fermenter? Looking at buying a 14 gallon Brewtech any recommendations or anyone selling one?
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    HERMS installation

    Got a question for you all. I’m doing a re jig of my system and want some advice on installing this HERMS coil. 1: do I rest it on the element or will the compression fittings securely suspend it if it’s slightly off the element. 2:Installed a whirlpool arm,do I fit the coil so the whirlpool arm...
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    20 gallon 5kw boiler

    Hi I have a 20 gallon brew pot with a 5kw ultra low watt density ripple element. Now only use 2 of these instead of the 3 as I have gone to a recirculating mash setup with HERMS coil. Ball valve removed as I needed it for the chugger pump. Comes with glass sight glass and temperature gauge. Also...
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    Flaked oats

    So today I received flaked oats,not what I have used ever before,always received when ordered the porridge type looking oats.Do I put this through the mill? it’s uncrushed? Do I soak it,boil it for 30 mins before adding to mash.Or just chuck it in the mash as is?
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    Fermenting with co2

    Has anybody tried fermenting in a keg with co2?
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    Man boobs and brewers droop

    I must change my name and stop making IPA https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/ipa-man-boobs-beer-hops-weight-gain-hormones-phytoestrogens-moobs-brewers-droop-a7934306.html
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    CRISP MALTS

    Does anyone use Crips malts,crushed grains,what have your experience been,i dont have a mill to crush my grains,and i emailed Crisps to ask what crush diameter they use,i got no reply.
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