Subject: Re: Large batches and cooling
Date: 1989-11-16 19:54:28 GMT
In HOMEBREW Digest #304, Henry (H.W.) Troup <HWT@BNR.CA> writes:
> I couldn't move the batch! 45 litres x 1.060 = 47.7kg + container
> -- for non-metric people, 105 lbs.
> This still wouldn't help me to get it from the warm kitchen to the
> cool basement, though.
You could syphon the wort down to the basement, cooling it at the same time.
The only problem I can see with this is that the tubing will be heavy when
filled with wort. Common sense suggests using a single long piece of tubing
well secured at the upper end. Syphon enough water to fill the entire length,
for a few minutes, to make sure nothing will pull loose when syphoning the
The posts that comprise the Homebrew Digest Searchable Archive remain the
property of their authors.
This search system is copyright © 2008 Scott Alfter; all rights reserved.