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Offline AmandaK

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Re: Re-purposed 'Gin Bucket', now 2-tap Jockey Box
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2014, 08:20:15 AM »
Copper is bad for beer once it is done. Good for wort, bad for beer. Can't remember the exact reasons.

Much lower pH will leach copper into the beer which is not good for the beer drinker. one could I suppose use stainless coils if one was inclined to spend the money.

Indeed. Many people use stainless coils. They are more efficient than a plate and produce less foam, but are pricey.
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Re: Re-purposed 'Gin Bucket', now 2-tap Jockey Box
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2014, 08:39:48 AM »
Coils are light, which is nice. It makes the jockey box easier to carry and the coils cool down fast. Downfall is the must be covered in ice so you might need a lot more ice. The plate in our club's jockey box sits flat on the bottom so it just needs a layer of ice over it. It also weights ~25lbs.
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