Recirculating Mash Systems. All the cool kids have one or are talking about building one.
In spite of his absolute lack of cool, in this session Geoff will be comparing a cheap and cheerful Direct-Fired Recirculating Mash System (a pumped RoboBrew) with a 100% home-brewed Recirculating Infusion Mashing System (RIMS) of his own design.
There are some benefits with recirculating mash systems and many pitfalls for the budding brewery builder. But, they can be fun to construct, help with batch-to-batch consistency and teach you heaps about the craft.
Geoff will be brewing a variant of his VIPA on each of these systems and sharing several (some embarrassing) lessons learned. If you are looking for a way to grow, improve or complicate your brewery or simply enjoy watching grown men making complete fools of themselves, this is for you.
Brewing starts at 9:00am and finishes around 1:00pm. Be there or be square.