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Automated hop and Adjunct additions?

Discussion in 'Electronics, Hardware & Software' started by aamcle, 30/12/19.

 

  1. aamcle

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    Posted 30/12/19
    I have built anything for some time I have a GF now, it's a competent system but simply less fun than my own efforts as a result I'm again thinking about building a 'thing'.

    I'd probably use CBPi to control it as it's well supported and I have a Pi to hand.

    The Countertop Burtus20 (my first brewery) seems a good place to start and simple enough to modify until I get to the Hop and Adjunct additions.

    The options seem to be :-

    Drop cages of hops into the boil which is simply untidy and more difficult if I'm adding Candy Syrup which would need mixing.
    A flow through system like the Picobrew or Minibrew, I like this as an idea but I don't know how they did it. Unless they used lots of valves and pumps.

    If you have built a system with automated additions I'd appreciate it if you would be willing to share your design.


    Many Thanks. Aamcle
     
  2. shanos

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    I was looking at something like this, I already use craftbeerpi so wouldn't be to hard to implement into it. Google 'Hop Dropper' and check out youtube vids for some builds. Cheers
     
  3. aamcle

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    Posted 31/12/19
    Thanks shanos.

    Aamcle
     
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