I just took a peek at the Cerveza and it’s smelling amazing! And the fermenting chamber is having no problem keeping the temp between 10-13°c in the Fast Fermenter with the thermal probe from the INKBIRD 308 Controller inserted into the thermal well on the fermenter, and fits perfectly!   And the great people at FastBrewing & WineMaking have hooked me up with a 30L model of the FastFermenter with the accessories to put to work and review, and so far I’m really enjoying it. Very simple to setup and clean, and with the option to hang or use a stand it’s really a great spaceRead More →

Beer Bottling gun & Stout Update I have kegged the Bourbon Soaked Cacao Nib and Vanilla Milk Stout today, the FG was 1.022 with an ABV of 5.25%. It’s very aromatic right now, and has cleared very nicely. I did not taste it yet however, i want to allow it to condition a little more first so I will have some tasting notes in about a week or so. And I have swapped the gas hose barb on the bottling gun with a new bulkhead and gas disconnect. And I have swapped the gas hose barb on the bottling gun with a new bulkhead andRead More →

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Brew Mail I have a couple new items of brew mail that have arrived recently including the new Beer Bottling Gun I ordered from www.OntarioBeerKegs.com during the pre launch sale along with a Gas Ball Lock post with 1/4″ bulkhead assembly (www.Ebay.ca) so I will be getting it setup soon and give it a try and see how it goes.  And I have received a product sample from HopTop: Mason Jar Airlock, I have previously posted about them a few months ago and I heard quite a good response back and now I am very excited to be able to try it out and really seeRead More →

I’m starting to work on moving towards a HERMS build with my setup eventually working towards a Brutus 10 setup.  The most important part of a Brutus build is the brew pump.  You need a pump to recirculate hot wort through the HERMS coil in the HLT as well as any other movement required for your brew day.  Equally important is the hose fittings for the system.  There are a few options for this and they all look really cool and shiny but they are not cheap. Ranging in price from $10 to $70 a piece for respective parts for a home brew system soRead More →