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    Tom, They are much easier to break down and...

    Tom,
    They are much easier to break down and reassemble than a butterfly valve, all you need are some wrenches to unbolt the housing. The diaphragm also wears down much quicker than other valve seats...
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    good flow control

    We found that getting good flow control with a butterfly valve was very hard, it was either too fast or it slowed to a stop in a few seconds. A lot of times to get the right amount of flow the handle...
  3. Crucial parts and treadmills

    1. Definitely a Zahm & Nagel carbonation tester, gets used every day. Don't ever guess at carbonation levels, know them.

    2. Refractometer choose a method of measuring gravity that can be used...
  4. heck no

    Hi Sean
    I used to work for a brewery that used almost the exact same thing for filling bottle conditioned beers. Bottom line is that even under carbed beers for bottle conditioning, (1.5-1.9 vol...
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    Handing is also key

    I would second Gitchegumee statement about having a filter on the cleaning loop if you are pumping Chemicals. When ever our stone is not in use it gets broken down and the stone soaked in Nitric/Phos...
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    I would not go the wood route. Your grist case is...

    I would not go the wood route. Your grist case is probably going to be suspended above your MT and so its going to get exposed to a lot of steam and being in the brewhouse it will probably get water...
  7. Rather than mixing the Chemicals, one thing we do...

    Rather than mixing the Chemicals, one thing we do is to add a little bit of caustic (10%-15% of normal dose) to one of our pre-rinses as we are coming up to temp. It's amazing how much comes off with...
  8. Head Brewer Position in Beautiful Missoula MT

    Head Brewer Job Posting:

    KettleHouse Brewing Company is an award winning brewery located in beautiful Missoula, Montana. KettleHouse opened in 1995 and has become a Missoula icon with two...
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    ATP luminometer

    We are looking into getting an ATP luminometer for checking surfaces and rinse water. Does anyone have any recommendations?
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    Meheen tank manager. Worth it?

    I was looking at the meheen tank manager and was wondering if there were any users of this machine in probrewer land who would be willing to share their experiences positive or negative with this...
  11. We have one of those valves on our JVNW system....

    We have one of those valves on our JVNW system. Check them out.
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    Hi Tim, we looked into x-ray vs. gamma and if...

    Hi Tim,
    we looked into x-ray vs. gamma and if the licensing fees are not to great we are going to go with gamma. xray generators require replacement every 5-10 years at a cost of thousands of...
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    Gamma Ray licencing

    Hi all,
    I am located in Montana and we are working on a new brewery in which we would like to have a gamma ray inspection for our cans. Amazingly enough when we tried contacting federal and state...
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    pressure washer reccomendations

    We are looking into getting a pressure washer for general cleaning and cellar cleaning and I realized I know nothing about the specs of pressure washers( psi, hp, gpm). The only requirement we have...
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    starch

    I think 63c is just below the starch gelatinization temp. if so the starch might be not fully going into solution and forming your wallpaper paste. try and iodine check on it.
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    2nd for cask forum

    I heartily agree there should be a cask forum here.
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    Forge BW- looking at your posts I think you are...

    Forge BW-
    looking at your posts I think you are underestimating your losses. You mention brewing twice a week on a 10Bbl system producing 80 Bbls of wort a week. You then mention selling 80 bbls a...
  18. I have the Kunze book and I usually find that it...

    I have the Kunze book and I usually find that it does not answer the questions I want it to. I find that it has too much information on the many different types of machines and vessels available to a...
  19. Thread: Warm blowoff?

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    Warm blowoff?

    Howdy folks-
    Yesterday I was leaning against a 90Bbl FV that was actively blowing off and I noticed that the foam was pretty warm. The tank was set to 70 but the foam coming out was @ 77.
    My first...
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    I agree. A lighter style has little to hide...

    I agree. A lighter style has little to hide behind and will showcase your skills better. I would also stick to traditional ingriedients, a walnut pomegranite wasabi helles isn't going to showcase...
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    You could have a tank geometry issue. Water(and...

    You could have a tank geometry issue. Water(and beer) is at its highest density at 4C(39F). This beer then sits at the bottom where the probe is with cold beer above it. Try shutting off the top...
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    Zymocytometer cover slips

    We are currently using regular cover slips on our Zymocytometer. The last place I worked we had special cover slips with truncated corners and that cost a lot more. I was wondering if anyone knew if...
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    Poll: Isn't Starsan an anionic sanitizer?

    Isn't Starsan an anionic sanitizer?
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    Poll: Whats in your spraybottle?

    I was wondering what people used in their spraybottles to surface "sanitize" hose connections, zwickles, etc. The two I have seen most are ethanol 95% and iodophore. I included a couple of other...
  25. Thread: Denk rings?

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    Thanks for the info, but I was under the...

    Thanks for the info, but I was under the impression that the rings were suspended in the WP not on the bottom. Looking in 'Technology of Brewing and Malting" by Kuntze it seems like the rings are...
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