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Old 02-19-2013, 02:14 PM   #81
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No problem at all and unfortunately I dont have many pics. Even if I did, trust me, they aren't as sexy as you might expect.

This link is our "fermenter cam" though... Give's at least a glimpse.

It snaps a pic every ten minutes I think and posts it to this link so we can monitor our fermentation temps at all times from our phones.

http://bogironbrewing.com/images/cam1/BogCam1_1.jpg

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Way cool Cape. Best of luck to you!

I personally think the starting small capacity is perfect. Build up the rep, get your feet wet, and decide if you want to go all in.

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Nice read

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Way cool Cape. Best of luck to you!

I personally think the starting small capacity is perfect. Build up the rep, get your feet wet, and decide if you want to go all in.
Thank you very much. Is been.... interesting... so far.

It was the right approach for us. May not be for everyone but I think we are glad we went this way.
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Cool thread. Good luck with it!

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Thank you very much. Is been.... interesting... so far.

It was the right approach for us. May not be for everyone but I think we are glad we went this way.
My friend just opened a brewery and started with a sabco....we've done a lot of brewing to get ahead but they are pricing larger systems now....I believe they are going with a 10 bbl but have discussed a 15 bbl....good luck
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For our fermenters we are using 200 liter variable headspace fermenter tanks. They are usually used for wine but they are stainless, have spigoted bottoms and work perfect for us. We also got a fantastic deal on them as opposed to wasting money on conicals
New/used? Who manufactures them?

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Great read, thanks for all the info! And tonight's your second revealing, right? Good luck! Kyle

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Gratz on the great turn out!
http://www.thegrape.net/browse.cfm/w...r/4,10000.html

This isnt where we bought them from, it is just the first link I found. We got them cheaper than what these guys have them at.
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Great read, thanks for all the info! And tonight's your second revealing, right? Good luck! Kyle
It was. We were really psyched and flattered with how it went. We went through another dozen kegs really quickly. It was pretty cool.

We're now OUT of beer. The two release parties sold out of everything we had made.
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