Search:

Type: Posts; User: Richard Pivo

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Full time assistant brewer training into head brewer! PIVO Brewery Calmar, IA.

    PIVO Brewery In Calmar Iowa Is seeking to add to our small, hardworking team! We are now accepting applications for an assistant brewer to train into taking the reigns as head brewer within the next...
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    407

    Though I myself have never made a sour with such...

    Though I myself have never made a sour with such products, I have tried a few. To me they came across as a bit lacklustre and monochromatic.
  3. Replies
    3
    Views
    291

    Thanks rushstop. That's kinda what I was thinking...

    Thanks rushstop. That's kinda what I was thinking I would have to do with some soft copper.
    Also, I can't seam to view that image. Do you mind re-posting it?
    Cheers!
  4. Replies
    3
    Views
    291

    vessel cone glycol fittings.

    hi all,
    Ive been working on redoing our glycol line insulation, trying to make it a sleek as possible. the thing that im running into is how the glycol ports exit the cone on the FV's. our tanks...
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    431

    thanks for the replies all. I already have...

    thanks for the replies all. I already have vertical tees with ball valves with hose barbs at all the high points on the header. I was just thinking it might be nice to have an automatic bleed rather...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    447

    I believe the Amazon link is for removing screw...

    I believe the Amazon link is for removing screw in style spears rather than the more standard lock ring style.
    As stated the sabco does work but it's not the most fun. But be warned that the sabco...
  7. Replies
    3
    Views
    296

    I made the switch from bio fine to nalco a few...

    I made the switch from bio fine to nalco a few years ago for the same reasons. At the time I did a few side by side comparisons in clear glass growlers. At least for me in that trial I found that...
  8. Replies
    4
    Views
    367

    What are the reasons for wanting to do a no...

    What are the reasons for wanting to do a no sparge mash?
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    431

    Air bleeder valves

    Hi all. Looking for recommendations for air bleeder valves to use on a 2" glycol header.
  10. Replies
    8
    Views
    544

    A few things to consider, line chillers are...

    A few things to consider, line chillers are usually fitted with a positive displacement pump that has too high of a pressure output for tank jackets and too low of flow rates. They also often have...
  11. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,313

    How fast are you looking to clarify and what...

    How fast are you looking to clarify and what volumes are you working with?
  12. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,461

    Because this only happens when you are using oats...

    Because this only happens when you are using oats and other flaked grains the issue may just be about poor mixing of your grist. It seamed in one of your photos that you had large clumps of oats,...
  13. Also, a quick Google turned up this....

    Also, a quick Google turned up this.
    https://m.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200416792_200416792
    Might be a little better suited to your needs. Definitely more versatile.
  14. Hi timm, We have a similar situation in our cold...

    Hi timm,
    We have a similar situation in our cold room. We decided to mount an I beam to the ceiling running the length of the coldroom. From that we mounted a hoist trolley with a chain hoist...
  15. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,059

    Hi chungyfied, To expand on some of the ideas...

    Hi chungyfied,
    To expand on some of the ideas already said, it is best to move your fully fermented beer into a secodary vessel for dosing priming sugar. One that has a sight level (like a brite...
  16. We use Scott laboratories DV-10 (S. Bayanus) for...

    We use Scott laboratories DV-10 (S. Bayanus) for our bottle conditioning. It's a real work horse and a very neutral strain as long as you prime with dextrose monohydrate. It can create a vinous...
  17. Thread: Leaky CO2

    by Richard Pivo
    Replies
    7
    Views
    1,195

    You can install a low flow meter inline after the...

    You can install a low flow meter inline after the primary reg to check when you have zero usage. Like when you're about to leave for the night and aren't pouring or carbing. This will at least let...
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,914

    Hey Don. Just a friendly heads up, bulk co2 tanks...

    Hey Don. Just a friendly heads up, bulk co2 tanks should never be kept in a confined space. If there happens to be a leak or if a PRV pops due to excessive pressure that room can become a serious...
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,146

    Use one of these on both sides of the wall....

    Use one of these on both sides of the wall. https://www.gwkent.com/stainless-steel-pipe-hanger.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI1N_Prv364wIVDtvACh1XHgKyEAQYByABEgJeNPD_BwE
    You may need to install some sort of...
  20. Replies
    4
    Views
    870

    Scissor lift from harbor freight. Could mod it...

    Scissor lift from harbor freight. Could mod it with a platform on top.
    https://www.harborfreight.com/6000-lb-capacity-scissor-lift-91315.html
  21. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,074

    Bag filters work great for removing large volumes...

    Bag filters work great for removing large volumes of particulates like fruit and hops. They are not for clarification. I think the smallest micron bag I have seen is only a 2 micron. Which is way to...
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    823

    found some....

    found some.
    https://www.beveragefactory.com/draftbeer/faucets/stainless-steel-shanks/bf-hu-sss6n.html
  23. I've never had good luck with it so we don't even...

    I've never had good luck with it so we don't even try any more. The low ph kettle sour is a pretty stressful environment for the yeast. When re pitching we have experienced long lag times, poor...
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    823

    I guess I was concerned about co2 brake out when...

    I guess I was concerned about co2 brake out when going from a 3/16" choker to a 1/4" shank. But it is only 6 inches of shank. Is it really not that important? I've read many times about improper...
  25. Replies
    6
    Views
    823

    stainless shank with 3/16 bore

    having a bit of a hard time with the google machine finding 6" long stainless shanks with a 3/16" bore. I can find plenty of 1/4" bore SS shanks, and plenty of plated brass ones with 3/16". Any one...
Results 1 to 25 of 119
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4