Brewing kit section picks

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  1. Wildbill

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    Ok I will start the home brew kit section can you load picks of your kit this will give ideas of how to make it and use it
    this is a 100 ltr set up for small cottage industry 300 ltr bottled beer per week
    mash ton MT (1).jpg
    sparge arm MT (2).jpg

    mash ton
    with false botum BOILER (2).jpg

    boiler BOILER (1).jpg
     

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    300 litres a week I am surprised you need a bottom, let alone a false one. hee hee
     
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    I see you have an electric element in your mash tun, do you have any problems with it burning the grains? Or do you put the grains in a net and hold them off the element? I've read putting the grains in a bag for mashing is a bad idea but have no experience.
     
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    more kit
    hydrometer thermometer and trial jar 20150107_181801.jpg

    pressure kegs I have a few of these 20150107_181447[1].jpg

    brix refractometer 20150107_181627.jpg
    the last item is not necessary but nice to have especially for hole grain brewing
     
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    only use the element to bring water up to strike temp then switch of I insulate the mash ton when I use it I find that once up to temp and insulated I only lose +- 2 to 3 Deg over 90 min
     
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    a mash ton is not to boil the graran but to hold the grain at a temperature to convert the starch in to fermentable sugar at a constant temperature of 68TO 70 deg
     
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    Yes, but when the element kicks in you don't have any problems? I guess not as it clearly works for you.
     
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    I don't have it plugged in when mashing I was going to do a bit of a blog on it but don't know how:crying:
     
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    Just put in a new element in to the new boiler I have also made a hop filter From a pound shops colander this is for when I drain of the wort Frome the boiler straining out the hops
    the hops then become a filter filtering out the hot brake materials and Irish pet moss
     

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    whats your brewery called bill? never tried beer but did wine for a while , real ingredients , oak leaves, hawthorn blossom,(nightmare to pick)
    apple, tasted like really good alcoholic cider hic hic, keep at it i may try again
     
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