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Brett Mason replied to Scott H's discussion Electric Brewery's
"That link doesn't work for me but it sounds like the set I originally got from aliexpress. I quited liked the REX controller. Worked fine without calibration but it died on me after ~4 brews so I've switched to a Sestos which is a nicer…"
19 hours ago
Cain Harland replied to Scott H's discussion Electric Brewery's
"Looks like what I got. All wired up but haven't used for real yet seems fine in tests. Was 4 degrees too cold after I changed the probe for a pt100 but you can adjust. Also over shot on heating by quite a but with factory settings but auto tune…"
19 hours ago
Allan Sheblom posted a discussion

Source of water for Albany Heights?

Hey Fellas,I will be moving to Albany Heights soon, and I am interested to know where the water source is for this area, so that I can get an close to accurate water chemistry. I have the lasted water report from watercare, but I just want to know where the water comes from.Any help or suggestions?See More
21 hours ago
Guy Gibson replied to Barbara Joppa's discussion 21B Specialty IPA - Red IPA - 28May 2016 in the group Western Brewers Conference
"Im in, Brewing it up this weekend"
21 hours ago
Richard Loynes replied to Scott H's discussion Electric Brewery's
"Has anyone used these? Dual Digital PID Temperature Controller Kit REX-C100 with SSR-40DA + heat sink + 2m quality K probe.  I'm looking to use these with the SSR driving a 5.5KW Element."
yesterday
GIBBSTON TAVERN replied to GIBBSTON TAVERN's discussion Equipment Cost
"Hi There, Thanks for your expression of interest. Yes we are interested in selling. Please feel free to ring us at the tavern on 03 409 0508 to discuss further. Ask for Gemma or Sam. Thanks Sam"
yesterday
Che Soffe replied to Cain Harland's discussion What's good in a reasonably priced six pack
"I end up spending $20 in a sixer and get panhead supercharger or epic pale ale."
yesterday
Crusader-Rob replied to Daniel Harrold's discussion Home brew club Wellington
"Join Huttbrewer on Facebook. Thats the one I know of."
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Electric Brewery's

Started by Scott H in HomeBrewers. Last reply by Brett Mason 19 hours ago. 522 Replies

We spoke about creating a discussion so people who have or people who are thinking about and/or building can share pic's info and pitfalls to avoid.Just about finished building my bench and hopefully…Continue

Tags: DIY, Brewery, The, Electric

Source of water for Albany Heights?

Started by Allan Sheblom in HomeBrewers 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hey Fellas,I will be moving to Albany Heights soon, and I am interested to know where the water source is for this area, so that I can get an close to accurate water chemistry. I have the lasted…Continue

Equipment Cost

Started by GIBBSTON TAVERN in ProBrewers. Last reply by GIBBSTON TAVERN yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi There,We have some brewing equipment that was inherited with the sale of the Gibbston Tavern. This used to be the "roaring 40s brewery" from Stewart Island. If anyone could shed some light on the…Continue

What's good in a reasonably priced six pack

Started by Cain Harland in General. Last reply by Che Soffe yesterday. 10 Replies

Usually when I buy beer it's kind of a treat, i have a fridge full of home brew so it's just to try something different or grabbing a couple of bottles on the way somewhere and price isn't too much…Continue

Home brew club Wellington

Started by Daniel Harrold in HomeBrewers. Last reply by Crusader-Rob yesterday. 1 Reply

Hi folks!So I've been Googling around to see if there is any home brew clubs based in Wellington but haven't seemed to find anything concrete.Can someone tell me if there is a well attended club…Continue

Tags: wellington, club, brew, home

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Large Stainless steel pot

Posted by Niall Tierney on April 23, 2016 at 8:17am 0 Comments

I have a large stainless steel pot with lid 100l . I bought 3 for $150 each as I am building an electric brewery, however I have redesigned it an only require 2. I'll take $120 for it, it's still in the box.

Four of a kind – Epic Armageddon’s winning hand

Posted by nzbrewer on April 11, 2016 at 6:30am 1 Comment

The trophies keep piling up for Epic Beer’s Armageddon IPA, which has claimed its fourth major crown in less than a year after it was named best in class at the New World Beer and Cider Awards.

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Keg and Fermenter Cleaner

Posted by Norrii on April 2, 2016 at 12:50pm 0 Comments

Inspired by Tony Yates here are the parts I used:

  • Large bucket from Mitre10 Mega ($8) - to house the pump and water
  • 2 x lids ($2 ea) - One with cutouts for Kegs and one with cut outs for Fermenters
  • 1 x Ozito 350w Pump from Bunnings ($80)
  • Brass reducer / bushing 1" to 1/2" ($4) - screws on to the pump outlet
  • 1/2" compression fitting - screws on to brass reducer and…
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Beer Line Cleaner

Posted by Norrii on April 2, 2016 at 12:50pm 0 Comments

Inspired by Tony Yates here are the parts I used:

  • Carb Cap Ball Lock
  • Pond Pump from Bunnings ($50) - in the water feature section

The keg/Carboy/Fermenter cleaner build is here.

Here's a couple of pics for you. Works a treat.…

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Electric Brewery Build 2016 p2

Posted by Norrii on April 2, 2016 at 12:50pm 0 Comments

The first parts have been ordered.

Pumps

USA:

  • 2 x March 815 SS-C 230V Pumps from the States. This distributor's shipping was showing half that of their listing on eBay. BUT... after ordering, they emailed to let me know their site doesn't calculate shipping correctly. Cost was US$180 per pump and US$113 for shipping two…
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