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GUTEN

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by wide eyed and legless, 1/3/17.

 

  1. wide eyed and legless

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    Posted 27/4/19
    If I am chilling I don't use the helix coil, I use a bazooka/pick up.
    002.JPG 004.JPG Nylon reducer down to 8 mm
    005.JPG I have 2 different sizes for different vessels.
     
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    Posted 28/4/19
    Apparently the false bottom for the robobrew/brewzilla works quite well for this and fits the Guten. I haven't used it personally, but have read of a few people who have reported it as being very successful, and it's on my shopping list for my next order. You could also try one of the bog standard domed false bottoms
     
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    Posted 28/4/19
    Very interesting... i wonder if this one would fit in the 50L (not sure if they're wider or not). Might have to bust out the measuring tape
     
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    Posted 28/4/19
    Does it look like this?

    https://www.angelhomebrew.co.uk/en/fermentation/391-30l-brewdevil-ss-conical-fermenter.html
     
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    Posted 29/4/19
    I have made and used a bazooka with good results, but I haven't used a reducer, I just crack open the tap very slowly and slowly drain into the fermenter.
     
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    Posted 29/4/19
    I made mine, I put a reducer in because I have the Brau Meister which has a 8 mm orifice for the wort to drain, it works well even without a filter system in place.
     
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    I have the 50L Guten. Like you said, I started with the Hop spider, but the last 2 brews I just chucked the hops in commando.
    I whirlpool using this attached to the drill.
    After cooling, I use the Guten pump without bazooka and pump directly into the fermenter, I use a household sieve to catch stray particle matter.
    Hop debris usually for the first few minutes, then it clears up and pumps without debris.
    I've had the pump get stuck once, so I just switched it off and blew into the hose back to dislodge, that clears it up.

    Fermenting.
    The hops tend to drop to the bottom in the fermenter when I cold crash, I have a conical.
    I have never seen hop particles during drinking, the beer is very clear.
     
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    Posted 29/4/19
    Another very interesting response. I guess i could just give this a go, i had wondered how much abuse the pumps could take. What's the biggest hop addition youve done commando?

    Sadly i don't have a conical so i think i'm just gonna cold crash and hope for the best (never cold crashed anything so that'll be another new thing)
     
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    Posted 29/4/19
    Are you running the pump during the boil? The temperature rating on these pumps is 80 C.
     
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    Posted 30/4/19
    Never run it during the boil, but i have run it after the boil once the coil is doing it's work. I remember seeing that magical pancake fellow say that he runs his pump through the boil in an attempt to break the pump but he couldn't kill it.
     
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    Posted 30/4/19
    About 150g when I made the Two Hearted IPA refer to this thread.
     
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    Posted 2/5/19
    Running the pump during a boil is taking a slight risk, I took my pump apart when I bought my Guten second hand, just to make sure it was clean. It is a plastic impeller with semi open vanes so it really depends on the clearance between the vanes and the pump casing. The heat could distort the plastic running above what Kaixin recommends, then again it could be run throughout the boil if the clearance is substantial, and gotten away with.:)
     
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    Posted 3/5/19
    I will report back my results. That recipe looks pretty good too, might have to give that a go. Had a six pack of fresh two hearted IPA last year and definitely keen to experience that again.
     
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    That ones on my to do list. Looks awesome.
     
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    Posted 4/5/19
    also, is there a thread anywhere discussing these? Or does this one count
     
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    No thread as yet, I would suggest a new thread as Guten is the name of the SVB maybe KK uni tank, I will see what I can find out about delivery and pressure kits.
     
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    Posted 15/5/19
    Now, I know this has been discussed a few times. But what is the best way to clean a "stubborn" scorch on the bottom of the kettle?

    Had a difficult mash the other day due to (I assume) a large amount of oats. As a result I got a pretty big scorch on the bottom. I tried my usual cleaning routine, boiling sodium perc, soaking in vinegar, etc. But some of the mark remains. Suggestions??
     
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    Posted 15/5/19
    Bar keepers friend to clean the stainless
     
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    Acid.

    If one product doesn't work for you, then try another that is more acidic, depending on the stubborn-ness of the scorch mark
     

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