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Discussion in 'Brewing Photos & Videos' started by Ozarks Mountain Brew, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. Ozarks Mountain Brew

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    looks cool, any videos of some one doing all the steps?
     
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    So many options on market now .
    I know plenty of Aussies are using 40 litre tea / coffee urns which is similar to this but without the accurate control
     
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    none that I saw, its pretty new
     
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    I wonder how the energy costs compare between electric boiling and using gas. Buying propane runs about $4 a batch, but if I switched over to natural gas, it would be much cheaper. I'm thinking that would likely beat electric, since most of our juice comes from burning gas anyway...
     
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    electric brewing is about 1/3rd of the cost of a flamed system and uses 100% of its heating source, a flame loses 1/2 its energy up in the air so electric is even more efficient than you think
     
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    Good point about the heat efficiency. I hadn't thought of that. Now if I could just figure out a way to get my fire to burn inside my wort!​
     
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    I don't know about the controls but its probably like a digital oven, its just like brew in a bag just with a basket
     
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    I've seen a homebrew video on this. A Victorian homebrew store posted a video of them doing a brew in their store. It's pretty much a grainfather same basket same low high wattage switch. Looks the goods that little tap makes it look like a bit of a toy though.
     
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    Another upside to electric is you can use it inside without fear of suffocation !
    Really need to get my RIMS keggle going
     
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    I just bought this equipment today. Definite impulse buy. I plan to use it tomorrow.
     
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    Now, or when I’m using it?
     

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    oh I was taking about brew day, sorry in the middle of in humans premier
     
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    Mmmm shiny ! Let us know how it goes
     
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    In the directions, it says not to pick it up when it’s full. It indicates the handles might not support the weight. I find that to be odd.
     
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    Ha ha, that funny like this end up
     
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    I’m guessing their lawyers told them to say that.
     
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    Looks just like Aussie robobree to me mate;). Yep cant wait to here feed back . Has it recirculation pump?
     
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    No pump. But I’m excited about having a thermostat! I’ll be using it in my basement, see how that goes. That will eliminate having to carry a scalding hot kettle of wort from my garage down a flight of stairs to my basement.
     
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