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Based on my estimated, home beer making is about 75% brewing and 25% cleaning. I had recently drained a couple of kegs so today it is time for me to clean them and my taps in preparation for my experimental Oktoberfest Ale and my next to be determined batch of homebrew. Thankfully for home brewers, there are cleaning solutions out there like PBW home brewing clean that can help with the job.
How to clean a keg
My keg cleaning process is pretty simple. I place a keg tap head on the output post of the keg, so that the dip tube of the keg can pass fluid, I then flush the keg post and dip tube with water and rice any yeast, trub or particulates from the keg. After doing that 2 to 3 times until the keg is visibly clean, I add in a scoop of PBW and fill the keg up to the rim with PBW solution. I then allow it to sit for at least an hour. I then flush the keg and dip tube again and inspect the keg. At this point I may or may not remove the posts for a more complete cleaning and run a brush through the dip tube. I then spray sanitize the kegs for storage.
If you need home brewing cleaner, I highly recommend PBW ( Powdered Brewery Wash). It is fantastic. Whatever you do, do not use household dish soap unless you have no other choice. I dish washing detergent would be a better choice. For a food grade sanitizer I recommend star san. They both can be purchased via the following link at a great price!
Beer Brewery Keg Stool
For today is project I welded up a old decommissioned 5 gallon brewery keg and made myself a new home brewery stool with an adjustable height seat.
I had bought a cheap stool for the base materials and cut it up to be used for parts. The items did not fit together perfectly so there was a good deal of cutting, grinding, welding and finishing. All in the project took about 3 hours but I am happy with the results. Having the ability to adjust the height on the seat comes in pretty handy depending on what project I am working on. The additional legs around the base of the keg adds some stability to the stool in case one of my friends has had a few too many!
The tools that I used to make my brewery stool were a mig welder, grinder, hack saw / cut saw, wire brush, hammer and a little sand paper for finishing. If you would like to make your own brewing throne, brewery stool, keg stool or keg seat and have any questions, please feel free to ask or leave a comment. I am always happy to help out!
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It’s about that time! Preparing the yeast starter for tomorrow’s batch of Homebrew, an Oktoberfest Ale.
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The Robo Brew homebrewing system includes a pump for wort recirculation with an on off switch, as well as a false bottom and grain pipe to both protect the pump from clogging, and hold the crushed grain above the bottom for good wort circulation. That is a big feature upgrade when compared to lower cost home brewing systems. The Robo Brew holds 9 gallons which makes it the perfect size for 5 gallon batches of your favorite home brewed beer. The grain basket will hold up to 18 pounds of crushed malt and grains! I real plus is the Robo Brew runs on a 110 volt plug, so you do not need a 220 v to power it unlike some electric home brewing systems; you also do not need to worry about running out of propane during your brew day since it is a fully electric home brewing system. The Keg King ROBOBREW is like a simplified Grain Father home brewing setup.
The Robobrew has a basic electronic thermostat that lets you set temperature and relax while the Robobrew electric home brewing system handles your mash conversion for you. Heck, you can even program the RoboBrew home brewing in advance! The RoboBrew includes just about everything that you need to start brewing right out the box and it is built from almost entirely stainless steel! In fact the Robobrew even includes a stainless steel immersion wort chiller with standard 1/2″ hose barb outlets! The Robo Brew home brewing system also includes a Digital Backlit Temperature Control, Malt Pipe, Dual Element Heating, a stainless steel ball valve and Magnetic Pump! With all of this, the RoboBrew is one of the best home brewing deals out there for just $472.
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The coffee milk stout is in the keg and carbonating! #homebrew #homebrewery #homebrewing #home #brewer #brewery #brewing #beer #coffee #stout
Filling the mash tun with the grains and hot water for the coffee milk stout. I mashed this batch at 154 degrees. Can use a blichmann 20 gallon mash tun with a blichmann false bottom. I used the more beer ultimate sparge arm and I’m constantly recirculating with a rims heating element to maintain my Mash temp.
Oxygenating the wort in the conical fermenter prior to fermentation #homebrew #homebrewing #homebrewer #fermentation #conical #fermenter
It’s that time again! Creating a you starter for tomorrow’s batch of Homebrew! I am Brewing up a batch of coffee milk stout tomorrow and want to make sure fermentation goes well so I created a Yeast Starter about 24 hours in advance of pitching the year.
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