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Tips for Unitank Users


Question From LazurNa — (from Live Session Q & A) asks,

I’ve recently completed a major homebrewery upgrade, including two unitanks and a glycol chiller. It seems that most of the books and online resources have yet to catch up to the Equipment advancements in homebrewing. Are there good sources of information for best practices for unitanks and other advanced equipment?

The best treatise I have read about the development and use of unitank fermenters is in the textbook Brewing Yeast and Fermentation by Boulton and Quain. Although the subject is covered in
Response by Ashton Lewis.