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#1 bierboy

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Posted 01 April 2023 - 02:36 PM

And it went to hell right after mash in.

I bought a Brewzilla a while ago and finally found time today. Everything went will. The old BarleyCrusher worked; the BrewZilla was dead nuts on temperature; I mash in hit the pump to start recirculating; and then leave the room for a minute. The recirculating hose decides it doesn’t want to stay in the kettle and wort went everywhere. That was a PITA to clean up.

Anyhow the brew day was shot. I’ll try again on Friday. At least I know that the system works.

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Posted 01 April 2023 - 03:44 PM

And it went to hell right after mash in.

I bought a Brewzilla a while ago and finally found time today. Everything went will. The old BarleyCrusher worked; the BrewZilla was dead nuts on temperature; I mash in hit the pump to start recirculating; and then leave the room for a minute. The recirculating hose decides it doesn’t want to stay in the kettle and wort went everywhere. That was a PITA to clean up.

Anyhow the brew day was shot. I’ll try again on Friday. At least I know that the system works.

 

the picture I see online looks like it's mostly hard plumbed up to the top and the silicone tubing just goes straight down.  is yours different?

 

https://www.morebeer...ASABEgKOWPD_BwE

 

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Posted 01 April 2023 - 04:01 PM

the picture I see online looks like it's mostly hard plumbed up to the top and the silicone tubing just goes straight down. is yours different?

https://www.morebeer...ASABEgKOWPD_BwE

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Its the same thing. I just have to make sure that the tubing is all the way in next time.

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Posted 01 April 2023 - 04:03 PM

Its the same thing. I just have to make sure that the tubing is all the way in next time.

 

I guess I don't get what happened but sorry your brew day got messed up.  my last brew day tried to get me to quit so I know the feeling!



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Posted 01 April 2023 - 09:39 PM

Well, at least you're brewing. I'm still waiting for enough crap to get done to get back in the game.

So congrats on at least giving it a shot. I hope your next attempt succeeds and you make beer, tasty beer.

What were you brewing if I might ask?



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Posted 02 April 2023 - 01:12 PM

A pale ale. 9lbs two row and 1 Lb Munich. Amarillo and US-05.

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Posted 03 April 2023 - 08:53 AM

I really need to brew again soon.  I actually bought some ingredients for a pale ale several months ago, and haven't got around to it yet.    :covreyes:




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