Batz Braumeister

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Batz Braumeister

Unread postby Batz » Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:07 pm

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The making of the famous Far Kin Lager.
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Unread postby cpa4ny » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:02 am

Awesome set up - well-organized and well laid-out. That lager must be Far Kin good! :-)

Could you kindly post a close-up picture of the valve?
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Unread postby Batz » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:22 am

Will do, also, I no longer use a hop sock as I also no longer use a plate chiller.
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Unread postby Batz » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:51 am

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Simple ball value with 1/2" to 3/4" reducing nipple and a 1/2" male cam-lock.
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Unread postby cpa4ny » Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:54 am

Thanks very much - must be a massive improvement in flow rates?
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Unread postby Batz » Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:20 am

An improvement yes but not a real big difference, the original value had a habit of dripping.
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Unread postby Dan » Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:49 am

Batz wrote:. . the famous Far Kin Lager.


For distant relatives?
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Unread postby Tipsy » Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:14 am

Batz wrote:Will do, also, I no longer use a hop sock as I also no longer use a plate chiller.


What are you doing now? Immersion or 'No chill"

I was thinking of getting a plate chiller.
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Unread postby Batz » Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:47 am

Tipsy wrote:
Batz wrote:Will do, also, I no longer use a hop sock as I also no longer use a plate chiller.


What are you doing now? Immersion or 'No chill"

I was thinking of getting a plate chiller.



I have an immersion chiller but I no chill most of the time. I don't believe it is possible to clean a plate chiller thoroughly, the plates are only 1mm apart, that's the same as a credit card. There will always be some trub left inside, just waiting to start an infection.

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Unread postby Dicko » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:25 am

Hi Batz

What is the slide out shelf for mate and is it on runners like a keyboard shelf?
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Unread postby Batz » Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:55 am

Dicko wrote:Hi Batz

What is the slide out shelf for mate and is it on runners like a keyboard shelf?


I made it from a set of drawer runners from Bunnies, under $10.00 and and small piece of aluminum checker plate sheet. I only pull it out for the march pump and Hop Rocket.
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Unread postby Batz » Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:04 am

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Easy azz and very handy.

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Unread postby Dicko » Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:13 am

Great idea Batz..
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Unread postby SteveOR » Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:09 pm

Batz;
Great cart set up. The drawer for the hop rocket and chiller is very clever. The size of the cart makes for a nice brew space.
I use a small three shelf cart which is handy for moving the BM.

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Unread postby dinnerstick » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:18 pm

nice setup batz!
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