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Hydra chiller jaded brewing
« on: February 13, 2015, 04:44:15 PM »
my hydra got its maiden voyage. i ran just my well water without ice or pump recirculation. Today's well water temp is 53F. Timing from boiling temp to 64F with 6.5gal wort.

boiling to 80F in 3:45sec.
70F at 4:45sec
64F at 5:40sec.

i'm simply blown away!


http://jadedbrewing.com/products/the-hydra


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« Last Edit: February 13, 2015, 05:21:51 PM by Wort-H.O.G. »
Ken- Chagrin Falls, OH
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Re: Hydra chiller jaded brewing
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2015, 08:30:41 PM »
Burly.  What are you going to do with the extra time?
Run then beer.

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Re: Hydra chiller jaded brewing
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2015, 08:49:51 PM »
Or the extra money you're saving on the water bill!

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Re: Hydra chiller jaded brewing
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2015, 09:35:58 PM »

Or the extra money you're saving on the water bill!

No water bill here... I'm on well. But I feel better not wasting all that water regardless. I'm mean seriously, 5min40sec boiling to 64F!!!!!
Ken- Chagrin Falls, OH
CPT, U.S.Army
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Harveys-Brewhaus/405092862905115

http://braukaiser.com/wiki/index.php?title=The_Science_of_Mashing

Serving:        In Process:
Vienna IPA          O'Fest
Dort
Mead                 
Cider                         
Ger'merican Blonde
Amber Ale
Next:
Ger Pils
O'Fest

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Re: Hydra chiller jaded brewing
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2015, 09:39:27 PM »
my hydra got its maiden voyage. i ran just my well water without ice or pump recirculation. Today's well water temp is 53F. Timing from boiling temp to 64F with 6.5gal wort.

boiling to 80F in 3:45sec.
70F at 4:45sec
64F at 5:40sec.

i'm simply blown away!




http://jadedbrewing.com/products/the-hydra


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Were you moving the Hydra up and down the entire time or letting it sit there?

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Re: Hydra chiller jaded brewing
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2015, 09:41:46 PM »

my hydra got its maiden voyage. i ran just my well water without ice or pump recirculation. Today's well water temp is 53F. Timing from boiling temp to 64F with 6.5gal wort.

boiling to 80F in 3:45sec.
70F at 4:45sec
64F at 5:40sec.

i'm simply blown away!




http://jadedbrewing.com/products/the-hydra


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Were you moving the Hydra up and down the entire time or letting it sit there?

Bounce and stir ... Few pauses to take temps.
Ken- Chagrin Falls, OH
CPT, U.S.Army
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Harveys-Brewhaus/405092862905115

http://braukaiser.com/wiki/index.php?title=The_Science_of_Mashing

Serving:        In Process:
Vienna IPA          O'Fest
Dort
Mead                 
Cider                         
Ger'merican Blonde
Amber Ale
Next:
Ger Pils
O'Fest

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Re: Hydra chiller jaded brewing
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2015, 02:14:22 PM »
Hot damn! And it's pretty to look at!


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