In this post, I am opening my toolbox and will list some of the items that I have come across or built that have been incorporated into my Brew Days. These will be smaller items that won’t take a lot of space or need their own post. Continue reading “The little things I use or have built for the Brewery”
Instead of performing the arduous task of placing the 1″ dowel rod into the Keggle that is used as the HLT, I decided that a Sight Glass was needed. Why, exactly? Why not. It seems the best answer I can give and a sight glass allows for a quick glance to determine the amount of strike/sparge water being transferred. Continue reading “Adding a Sight Glass to a Coors Keggle”
Throughout the upgrade process, the one thing I took for granted was the HLT. I figured we would just use the pot from our 5 Gallon extract brews, no worries. Then we checked the capacity of the pot. Somehow, 22 quarts was a surprise. Yes, we boiled 3 Gallons of wort and added water in the fermentor to reach our targeted volume. but this was never really thought about until about 10 days prior to out first 10 Gallon All Grain brew day.
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To bring it all together, we needed a Brew Cart. After looking at different designs (wood vs. metal, single tier vs. 3-tier gravity) and gas manifolds, I knew that I wanted a jet burner for the Brew Kettle. Then I saw a jet burner in action. That was it. I knew I needed one. In looking for a jet burner, I found the solution to the Brew Stand need:
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Here we go again. Today, I’ll detail the Keg to Kettle conversion for our Keggle. The great things about full-size beer kegs are:
1. Capacity. 15.5 Gallons
2. Material. These are Stainless Steel! Perfect for any brewery.
Continue reading “Keg to Kettle Conversion = The Keggle!”