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  1. MHB replied to the thread 50L Guten/15A/extension cable.

    That's interesting, it takes 2257kJ/kg to turn 100oC liquid water into water vapour, times 5 for 5L is 11285kJ, as its over an hour...

    25/1/20 at 12:47 AM
  2. MHB replied to the thread 50L Guten/15A/extension cable.

    Really? In a 50L batch what is your boil off rate, I seriously doubt its enough. Mark

    25/1/20 at 12:06 AM
  3. MHB replied to the thread Grain Bill Question.

    I've always thought people should get to use a second malt when they can brew as well as Budvar do with just one. Something like 90% of...

    24/1/20 at 11:47 AM
  4. MHB replied to the thread Grain Bill Question.

    You need to look at where the (i.e. 45L) batch is measured, it might be what is called "Kettle Full" the volume in the kettle at the end...

    24/1/20 at 11:24 AM
  5. MHB replied to the thread 50L Guten/15A/extension cable.

    You wouldn't be getting much of a boil in 50L at 2.5KW, even with good insulation 3KW is going to be a bit on the limp side. Anyone...

    24/1/20 at 7:45 AM
  6. MHB replied to the thread Help Please.

    To me it looks like the brew has finished and the yeast is starting to settle to the bottom. I brewed for a long time in glass...

    23/1/20 at 10:18 AM
  7. MHB replied to the thread Bottle conditioning a Belgian Triple... should I use bottling yeast?.

    Fair cop, worth thinking about. I suspect dormant yeast that has been sitting in an 8% ABV beer is going to be fairly slow to start...

    22/1/20 at 4:58 AM
  8. MHB replied to the thread Lancer Cobra/Iridium style font - Beer line change.

    There came a stranger to Walgett town, To Walgett town when the sun was low, And he carried a thirst that was worth a crown, Yet how to...

    21/1/20 at 8:52 PM
  9. MHB replied to the thread Bottle conditioning a Belgian Triple... should I use bottling yeast?.

    W1762 can cope with up to 12%ABV so its got the legs to condition the beer, only concern would be having enough in suspension after...

    21/1/20 at 1:53 PM
  10. MHB attached a file to the thread Boil kettle floating dip tube.

    Try "stainless steel float switch ball" on eBay, welded SS balls with a hole through them starting from about $5. [ATTACH] Personally I...

    upload_2020-1-21_20-43-28.png 21/1/20 at 9:44 AM
  11. MHB attached a file to the thread Lancer Cobra/Iridium style font - Beer line change.

    If you are referring to the plate with the two holes in them [ATTACH] Put the tips of a pair of needle nose plyers into the holes, use a...

    upload_2020-1-21_8-4-2.png 20/1/20 at 9:20 PM
  12. MHB replied to the thread Sydney Water - Ceramic Water Filters.

    More than (>) 99%, close enough to all for government work. Just remember that they aren't a very big filter so have limited capacity,...

    20/1/20 at 7:34 AM
  13. MHB attached a file to the thread Sydney Water - Ceramic Water Filters.

    Yes As per your OP [ATTACH] Remember that they don't last forever, the Carbon eventually saturates with Chlorine, generally around the...

    upload_2020-1-20_17-1-54.png upload_2020-1-20_17-49-15.png 20/1/20 at 6:50 AM
  14. MHB liked razz's post in the thread Vale. My trusty temp controller.

    I headed out to the man cave, after dinner, for a schooner. Open tap.......no beer, open other tap, nuh. Mmmmmmmm. Open keezer, give...

    19/1/20 at 10:37 AM
  15. MHB replied to the thread Slow/Cold Fermentation.

    Beer at the time of bottling is a saturated CO2 solution for the temperature its at, squeezing the bottle will create a slight vacuum,...

    19/1/20 at 10:36 AM