"Why can't you do with GF? The CF chiller on the GF is actually pretty good. Spent a lot on several others to use with GF (helical and plate ones) but found the one that comes with it actually performs well. Can use it to lower the liquor…"
"My meter calibrates 4 and 7. Their solutions are 4.01 and 7.01Not sure what yours calibrates to but 1/100 of a pH unit makes not difference to me for measuring brew pH. Plenty more variables at play that will have…"
"Have used this four times now for comparison against M44. Have found BRY-97 is slow to start then cranks along a bit faster - M44 has a more even fermentation profile.I didn't notice a cidery note but did notice that the beers made with…"
"Congrats, great result and thanks for posting the recipe. Post flameout are you chilling immediately or doing a stand/whirpool delay?What chiller are you using (immersion or counter flow)?
"Sure will take some tonight or tomorrow (as may not have time tonight) and post.
Had a look at doing it inline but prefer using a wand in the fermenter for the following reasons.
I find that the temp coming out of the counter flow chiller is…"
"Just got some Guest fittings from Marc at Pacificool in Pakuranga. Good prices and good service - knows his stuff and supplies a lot of pubs and brewers in NZ and the island. Will do mail order if you want Sean. www.pacificool.co.nz"
"Sorry am Auckland based so don't know local Christchurch outlets.
Many home brew shops, plumbing, hose or hydraulic suppliers do guest fittings. I got mine from brewers coop in Auckland (they do mail order).
"I have the cylinder and reg from the Gas Shop - was the best deal I could find for reliable gear. Pure O2 can be very flammable so wanted something quality.
I use a short length of 1/4 John Guest hose (ID is about 4.3mm) on the regulator barb …"