In double pipe heat exchangers, one fluid flows inside a pipe and a second fluid flows in another pipe that surrounds the first in a concentric tube construction. It is similar to the commonly used coiled counterflow chiller, but instead of using a continuous length of a double pipe, the length of the heat exchanger is split in short, straight sections that can be cleaned with a pipe brush and mild chemicals.
I believe a gentle mixing process helps loosen starch particles from grains making them more available to hydrolyzing enzyme action. In spite of clear evidence from commercial practice where mash mixers are
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Every time I travel I try to visit the local breweries and, if I can, do a brewery tour of each of the establishments. After touring a few breweries I found that
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