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December 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Epic Beer 2011 Top 10

At the end of each year I do a quick sum up of the top 10 things Epic Brewing Company has done over the previous 12 months (check out the previous years Top 10 – 2010, 2009, 2008)


1. Kelly…


Added by nzbrewer on December 31, 2011 at 3:51pm — 1 Comment

Dear Hopwired

Dear Hopwired,

What do you make your bottle caps from? it appears to be some kind of sill putty.


Added by Hutch on December 23, 2011 at 10:38pm — 2 Comments

Commissioning my Banks Brewing E-HERMS Brewery

This has been a long time in the planning and I finally received my kettles and control box via 'special' delivery on Sunday straight from the workshop of Chris Banks. It was wired in by a sparky on Monday afternoon and I finally got a brew away on Wednesday night

I was absolutely blown away by the quality of this build. All I can say is that Chris is a perfectionist and his stainless work is exceptional. I won't hesitate to get more stuff from Chris in the…


Added by studio1 on December 16, 2011 at 3:30pm — 20 Comments

IPA bottled and ready for Xmas

Just bottled my first all-grain brew. 7% alc/vol and 70+ IBU. Could taste the bitterness and some alcohol and can't wait until its fizzy and ready.

Made up some labels using beerlabelizer…


Added by Tony Patrick on December 15, 2011 at 1:33pm — 2 Comments

Brewtroller Build Part Four - Volume Sensing

I've been so busy with work/study lately I haven't had a chance to finish off my blog series, so thought I better get back into it.

The goal here is to allow the Brewtroller to calculate how much water is needed to brew a particular batch, then fill the HLT with the correct amount, transfer the mash water to the mash tun, and finally sparge until I have the desired amount of water in the kettle. There is actually a particularly useful feature where by you can set the flow into your BK…


Added by Reuben Rowntree on December 7, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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