Membership questions? Log in issues? Email

Author Topic: Top Cropping  (Read 12073 times)

Offline hopfenundmalz

  • Global Moderator
  • I must live here
  • *****
  • Posts: 10494
  • Milford, MI
Re: Top Cropping
« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2012, 07:16:10 pm »
Doesn't Firestone use some variation on that?
Sort of like that, except they use barrels. It is something you can see if you tour the brewery. Had the dba that was all from the Union on tap there, good stuff.
Jeff Rankert
AHA Lifetime Member
BJCP National
Ann Arbor Brewers Guild
Home-brewing, not just a hobby, it is a lifestyle!

Offline Joe Sr.

  • Official Poobah of No Life. (I Got Ban Hammered by Drew)
  • *********
  • Posts: 4467
  • Chicago - NORTH SIDE
Re: Top Cropping
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2012, 08:22:18 am »
No sweat.

Was I correctly recalling that the Zymurgy Burton union was your gadget?
Yes, it is more or less the same as the one you posted.  I prefer to think it was an independent idea, but it is totally possible I saw the BYO one when it came out and it was in my subconscious when I designed mine.

Don't you know there are no original ideas left out there?

I thought I designed a wicked tap for mini-kegs only to find similar plans on-line, too.  I suppose it was confirmation that I was on the right track.

Oh well, at least my memory is not going on me.
It's all in the reflexes. - Jack Burton