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    my brewery rebuild attempt.


    Temperature control any brewers greatest concern!!
    This prompted me to go the whole hog all the way
    from grass roots. Gatvol with the commercial liquid.
    Them can hardly kick up a froth in a cement mixer!
    I have since embarked on a self reliant brewing
    experience. My current situation as per the attachments!



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    It looks like an interesting start. What are your plans?
    Do you want to be good or be praised - Epicurus
    Do what you do to the best of your ability, and blessings will follow you

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    Nice! Keep us posted, I can see lots of potential there!

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    This looks exciting. I'm following with bated breath. Love these builds

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    Did I process enough material(wood) that will complete a worktop?_DSC0184.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andreas View Post
    It looks like an interesting start. What are your plans?

    Gosh my plans are quite simple!! I desperately need too get away from this
    commercial waste water!! I have two huge problems though that need to be
    addressed!
    1. Temperature control in the fermentation stage,.and
    2. Water hardness!!

    Getting back at one,
    wishful thinking in believing that all is in control with a brew
    in a ice bucket dressed with towels!! Forget it,..not ever in these
    climatic conditions!!

    Two, although our water seemingly great for consumption, gosh man,
    the friggen liquid so hard, just opening the faucet reminds one of a
    scrap metal dealership!! Not conducive for brewing!! Hence my other
    approach " distilled water". Although the water gets harvested from a
    well, a method rather appealing, no no no!

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    How sad can life get

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    The can of lion being insult to injury! 3 empty fermenters, that's sad! I did the ice bucket thing. Not cool. But the standard fridge freezer will only fit 2 fermenters.

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    I see your lion and raise you an old black label, stc1000 and heatpad in a fridge sorts out temp control. I have one on my keezer too. Busy fermenting an english ale and NZ pseudo Pilsner with Voss and Oslo kveik at 25C

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    Quote Originally Posted by jannieverjaar View Post
    The can of lion being insult to injury! 3 empty fermenters, that's sad! I did the ice bucket thing. Not cool. But the standard fridge freezer will only fit 2 fermenters.

    There's a long story attached to the can. Will try dig up some more photo's.

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