Subject: Large batches and cooling
Date: 1989-11-15 14:03:00 GMT
Pardon me, I'm new to the list.
I see a discussion of large (31 gallon ==> 110 litre) batches, and
as someone most cogently remark 'you have to cool it afterwards'.
The biggest batch I ever attempted was 10 imperial gallons, 45 litres.
I lost that batch because:
1) I couldn't cool it quickly
2) I couldn't move the batch! 45 litres x 1.060 = 47.7kg + container
- for non-metric people, 105 lbs.
Cahrlie Papzian's book 'Complete Joy of Home Brewing' shows a flow-through
wort cooler. I'd like to have own of those, before trying another big batch.
This still wouldn't help me to get it from the warm kitchen to the cool
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