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Robobrew V3 vs Guten

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by Vazerhino, 29/8/18.

 

  1. malt and barley blues

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    Posted 16/4/19 at 6:32 AM
    Lucky getting a Guten at that price, I have had mine for over 2 years now, so the older model, and done plenty of brews, I no chill so for me the helix works great, there are a few on this forum who state that the helix is fine for no chill but if chilled then it has issues.
     
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    Posted 16/4/19 at 6:38 AM
    Must be down to the grain bill or amount of hops added in the kettle, since those will increase kettle trub. We've not had a problem yet chilling and using the helix.
     
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    Posted 16/4/19 at 7:36 AM
    It isn't the hops that is the problem it is the break material, maybe it is the coagulating from the whirlfloc but it definitely clogs the helix. I have made a bazooka reducing from 20mm to 12 mm then reducing that again to 8 mm. Whirlpool and get a clear run of wort into the fermenter, what is left in the kettle I pour into a jug and let that settle out before adding to the fermenter boiling first to be safe.
     
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    Posted 16/4/19 at 9:28 AM
    How do you know what price I got it for?? lol
     
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    Posted 16/4/19 at 9:28 AM
    Ok looks like I need to get a helix coil then. cheers
     
  6. KegLand-com-au

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    Posted 16/4/19 at 12:30 PM
    Yes that's right. The BrewZilla units are beefed up in several ways. So all the new BrewZilla units have been upgraded. The circuit boards, stainless thickness, watt density of the elements is better and some other subtle differences to make the unit more usable.

    We still strongly believe that the false bottom in the boiler in the BrewZilla is the best way to avoid blockages when large amounts of hops are used. You can find other solutions such as hop socks and spiders but the false bottom allows you the ability get better hop extraction while still greatly reducing the chance of clogging your pump.
     
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    Posted 18/4/19 at 7:03 PM
    I just signed up to AHB as I'm super interested in this all in one system. I couldn't message you directly for some reason so just wanted to ask for some more info if possible. Was he selling these units in store yet or do you know where we could pick up one? Also were there any noticeable negatives to using this system that were mentioned? I'm thinking of potential blockages in the dispensing side of things if the trub/yeast/hops stays in the pot when dispensing, cheers
     
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    Posted 19/4/19 at 6:32 AM
    Google keg king, and call em.
     
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    Posted 19/4/19 at 9:39 AM
    Seems to be getting some bad publicity on Facebook last night, why are you getting circuit boards and build so wrong?
     
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    Posted 19/4/19 at 9:49 AM
    I am not sure Joshed I would imagine that Keg King would have organised the visit for a reason, either to market the units or the spunding valve. The floating pick up was an ingenious set up, so no the trub and hops stayed on the bottom the beer was not super clear but given a couple more days would have cleared up. Anyone short of space like an apartment or flat they would be ideal.
     

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