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Offline euge

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My badass wortchiller
« on: May 07, 2012, 11:33:00 AM »
I found out how badass my wort chiller was yesterday.

A six gallon batch. A coil of 50' 1/2" copper. Only half in the wort. I turn on the water. It doesn't seem to be chilling. I turn up the water. Stir. Now the dial starts dropping. I get it down to 120F in a couple minutes with some vigorous stirring.

I let the water run and stir it every 5 minutes. It refuses to budge from 120F after 20 minutes. WTF? ???

I look down and both of the burners the kettle is straddling are on full blast... ;D

And to think I only had two beers at that point!

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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2012, 11:37:47 AM »
in texas no less.
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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2012, 12:23:33 PM »
Rofl! That's awesome.

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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2012, 01:23:28 PM »
nice one :)
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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2012, 01:43:17 PM »
Oh man, good one!
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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2012, 01:47:34 PM »
I'd laugh, but I've done the same same thing.

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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2012, 03:44:41 PM »
Both burners?
Brew on

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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2012, 05:35:21 AM »
Nice!

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Re: My badass wortchiller
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2012, 02:53:27 AM »
Now that's a new one!
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