Friday, 28 May 2010

Water Water Everywhere .. but not a drop to drink for another 6 days.

Warning : Chronological Anomalies Ahead

I have been trying to keep posts in order, but the lack of time to post recently means that some posts will be "retrospective" - to better serve you the customer, of course. Hope it does not get too confusing.

Water Brew today

This is the process of running through the brewhouse procedure, but leaving out any raw materials (malt, hops, etc.) to ensure that we know where we are going and have what we need : liquor, heat. pumps, connections, controls, processes, quality control, checkpoints, fun - let' see how this goes...

Splash! @%~#!

By the way, there may be a dearth of pics for the moment, as I just dropped my 'phone in the main sump.

It, Robot

Automation Step 1 : We have installed the solenoid on the steam supply to the Hot Liquor Tank (HLT), the temperature probe in the retrofitted well, and connected them up through the control panel; the temperature in the HLT is now automatically controlled. Sounds minor here, but a significant step nonetheless.

Friday, 21 May 2010

3 Inches Right, 15 Feet Up

The precisely-repositioned kettle stack fitted through the roof very nicely. Good view from up here.

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Nothing exciting to add

for now.

Apologies for the hiatus; a combination of hectic activity leaving little time for anything not absolutely critical to installation, and our hosting service disabling the blog and being unable to fix it. More stuff to come shortly.