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So funny,I've often wondered "What if" my neighbour looked over the fence with me doing the same,squeezing the beejesus out of the bag,swearing out aloud cause my gloves got too hot :o,but its what we do to feed our insatiable habit for the perfect keg or 2,or 3,Ah well it's a great hobby I keep tel...

4 days ..wow...What temp did u ferment at? I'd leave for another week in the fermenter, It can't hurt..just for the yeast to clean up after itself, and the clarity of the brew should be a whole lot clearer..Rocket

That's the same rate as I get with the same style keggle, only mine still has a 100mm lip all round. As opposed to yours where the entire lid is gone. Interesting! I think the evaporation rate has to to do with the circumference of the the kettle not the height..If thats what u mean..a lip do u mea...

Well done mate, See its not hard at all, I agree with Hashie,Dont be too concerned at this stage, I still get varying degrees of trub and wort depending on the grain that I use(I think) :roll: It doesn't bother me as I have let sometimes more trub into the fermenter than I should have at times, But ...

Looks good Rocket. How are your evaporation rates with that Keggle? Hi hashie,I work on about 12%per/hour, would be lot less with a lid,however,I start with 37 litres,I lose about 17 litres all up and that includes water to grain,Trub and cooling losses to get 20-23 litres into the fermenter.It's a...

Some pics of my rig

Here a few pics of my system,The kettle is a converted keg with a tap inserted into the bulkhead. The bag was made by good old mum from Swiss voile,brought from our Spotlight stores and lines the entire inside,and have a wire cakestand in the bottom to prevent the bag from burning The bag is being l...

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