I’ve been wanting to put this together for quite some time. I’ve had the coil for a long time and the Quick Disconnects have been installed onto the hoses for about as long. Well, now is that time. I am going to use this HERMS coil externally because I do not want to install it into my HLT. It will also make the system more modular to be its own entity. Continue reading “External HERMS Coil”
Fermentation Heat Source
New 12v Pump Controller with Temp Probes and Switched AC Power
I wanted to be able to use digital thermometers with my brew house and set off on a quest. This was a long time in the making and I have learned a lot in the process.
15 Gallon Conical Fermenter and Chamber
This is (for now, but who can really tell) the last of the big builds for our brewery. We started looking at the FastFerment conical fermenters, but at less than 8 gallons, it was pointless. This sent me on a search for something we could use for our 10 gallon batches. After looking in to many choices, we decided that stainless was just too damn expensive. Plastic seemed to be out of reach, too, until I found Continue reading “15 Gallon Conical Fermenter and Chamber”
Temperature Controller for Fermentation
Today, I will be detailing the temperature controller for the planned fermentation chamber. I had read a lot about the STC-1000 controller and see it on eBay for around $20. I started to research the module and found that is came from China and reported the temperature in Celsius. Living in America, this was an inconvenience, but not insurmountable. Then I happened across Continue reading “Temperature Controller for Fermentation”