Search:

Type: Posts; User: PSkelton

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    8
    Views
    629

    It's not at all clear what you are doing. Post...

    It's not at all clear what you are doing. Post pictures and clear descriptions of your equipment, and tell us exactly what you're trying to achieve. Are you trying to do a decoction mash, moving the...
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,638

    I had this in a couple of batches. Last time I...

    I had this in a couple of batches. Last time I cleaned the elements (I have four ripple type) I gently bent the coils apart slightly, and on todays batch no vibration. It would shake the whole kettle...
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    697

    I'm dealing with the same situation right now. I...

    I'm dealing with the same situation right now. I can't quite figure out if its worth putting a coating on the existing flat floor, which would only be something relatively low cost (think home...
  4. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,452

    Don't forget that more often than not historical...

    Don't forget that more often than not historical brewers were not using unadulterated water without doing anything to it either. They used other tactics in addition to salt additions, such as pulling...
  5. Replies
    2
    Views
    858

    You can sink a whole heap of money into glassware...

    You can sink a whole heap of money into glassware and you really shouldn't as a start up. Branded glasses are cool, but people steal them left right and center. Get yourself a good quantity of the...
  6. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,452

    Find out what you have in your existing water...

    Find out what you have in your existing water supply, pull a sample and get it analysed so you know what you're actually getting from your faucets. Make sure you have adequate filtration in place to...
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,351

    I just bought a couple of these. I haven't had a...

    I just bought a couple of these. I haven't had a chance to use them yet, first impressions are that as supplied they're made with Oetiker clamps so they'll need to be soaked clean. I'd rather than...
  8. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,800

    Just a quick note - I've tried dry firing my...

    Just a quick note - I've tried dry firing my elements in my homebrew system, all it did for me was convert the protein deposits on the element into ash deposits on the element which still needed to...
  9. I've actually picked up the Arduino code from...

    I've actually picked up the Arduino code from where it was developed over on the Arduino forums and have been slowly working on it for a slightly simpler design, which uses only one wash tank (I plan...
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,137

    What kind of reservoir did you use with that...

    What kind of reservoir did you use with that chiller? I've seen them and am curious based on the price/HP ratio, I'm in startup mode so every dollar has to stretch after all. I'd assume you'd need...
  11. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,955

    Take a look at Jaded Brewing - they make an off...

    Take a look at Jaded Brewing - they make an off the shelf unit called the Cyclone which has 1/2" pipe for the wort pathway, and is basically a small version of the behemoth someone posted above. Grab...
  12. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,196

    I'm trying to take another look at relocating the...

    I'm trying to take another look at relocating the office area, the challenge is putting it somewhere easy to get to but which doesn't block line of site from the bar to patrons or block the windows....
  13. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,196

    This is the American first floor which is the...

    This is the American first floor which is the ground floor in old money. The roll up door goes out to a smooth concrete pathway which leads around to the unloading dock.
  14. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,196

    Floor plan critique please

    Folks

    Wondering if any of you out there would be so kind as to take a look at my proposed floor plan for a space I'm looking at moving in to. This is on the first floor of an old textile mill...
  15. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,501

    Out of interest, why are you using those hose...

    Out of interest, why are you using those hose disconnects for your chilling water? They seriously choke down the flow rate and resulting chilling capacity of the cooler. You can get cam lock type...
  16. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,853

    You made your own lightsaber

    You made your own lightsaber
  17. Almost definitely no. Having had to deal with...

    Almost definitely no. Having had to deal with similar issues in a residential setting, wherever you have a forced air combustion system it needs its own dedicated exhaust. Even if your local code...
  18. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,930

    Thanks folks. I got in touch with the relevant...

    Thanks folks. I got in touch with the relevant local person at the Town, good news: no grease trap (no grease after all), no solids separator either. I will need to monitor pH of the effluent and...
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,566

    Hi John I follow you on Twitter, I'm familiar...

    Hi John

    I follow you on Twitter, I'm familiar with your work as they say :)

    The lease is actually under a different company for the moment, which will transfer as things move along. I've done a...
  20. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,566

    Sadly I don't think there's enough market to go...

    Sadly I don't think there's enough market to go cask only, at least where I'm at. We've already got one larger brewery in the area who have a real cask focus, however they're far enough away from me...
  21. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,930

    Brewery floor sanity check

    Evening all

    Just signed a lease on the building for my new brewery, and something which I know will need attention is the floor. I have about 500sqft available for the brew house itself at this...
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,566

    Details schmetails :) We are The Levee BrewPub...

    Details schmetails :)

    We are The Levee BrewPub

    Website and associated social media links are at www.theleveepub.com
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,566

    New Nano coming in Cary NC

    Hi folks

    Thought I'd take the opportunity to introduce myself. I'm opening up a 1.5bbl nano in the heart of downtown Cary NC. I've been home brewing for five years, a scientist by day for ten and...
Results 1 to 23 of 23