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For Sale - 3kW 40 litre 1V brewing system including counterflow chiller

Started Feb 29, 2016 0 Replies

See auction on trademe.Would also make a good HLT for a multi vessel system.Sing out if you have questions or…Continue

Induction fired setups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chig Jan 20, 2016. 2 Replies

Hi all,Anyone using induction as a heat source? I'm considering moving from a the typical 5 gal batch down to 2.5 / 3 gal, so that I can brew more regularly and reduce the footprint of my kit…Continue

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"Hey Nathan, Sounds like a cool project! My build experience lines up with Norrii's point: it's important to plan the build ahead rather than on the fly, to avoid making snap decisions and overspending. I'd also recommend that you…"
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Building a compact electric BIAB setup

Posted on May 9, 2016 at 10:01am 17 Comments

Gidday folks!

I thought I'd share the experience I've had in building my current brewery: a compact 2.4kW recirculating BIAB rig.


I moved to NZ from the UK around 5 years ago with my wife and daughter, as you'd expect we had lots of "stuff" so space is at a premium. Also, with a young family (two daughters: 5 and 3) my brewdays need to fit around the family schedule. I've been brewing for around 3…


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At 1:18pm on May 2, 2013, Brian Ross said…

Good stuff Chig, how are you getting on?  I've been a bit bit slack recently as moved hose in January and only finally got my shed up to speed now.  My wife then gave birth 2 weeks ago so been somewhat pre-occupied but need to get a celebration beer done soon!

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