Ive always thought a design where a hop-back sits above the kettle level and is filled with wort at the end of the boil to make a 'tea' which then gravity feeds back into the kettle during whirlpool and knockout would be good as it would eliminate the possibility of clogging the send to the FV. No need for it to be pressure rated either.
This is just a thought- not an actual design.
Last edited by Ted Briggs; 08-10-2010 at 07:14 AM.
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