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Old 12-27-2012, 07:47 PM   #91
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False bottom from Midwest



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And after a lot of HBT research, went with a 300 micron stainless screen cylinder to filter hop pellets.



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Old 12-28-2012, 07:29 PM   #92
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Next to last post from me on this build. Got. Sweet cover as a Christmas present from my parents. Obviously, the bikes have to get hung up somewhere else, and I'll probably put up a sheet of stainless on the wall behind the kettles.

HUGE thanks to Kal, Paul, Kevin, and so many others for their inspiration and guidance.



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Old 12-28-2012, 07:49 PM   #93
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Nice job man! Congrats and enjoy the fruits of your labor. I'm sure I'm going to have a few questions as I approach the final steps of my build.

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Old 12-29-2012, 02:05 AM   #94
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Even the cover looks slick! Is that custom made just for your brewery?

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Old 12-29-2012, 03:02 AM   #95
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+1. more info on the cover! want!

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Old 12-30-2012, 10:49 AM   #96
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Yes, the cover was custom made. I leave all of the silicon hoses hanging off the front of the kettles, and the cover fits over it all very nicely. Contact info for the company that made it below...

Creative Covers
3638 W 84th st
Chicago, IL 60652

Tel: 800-970-0901
Fax: 888-777-9380
www.creativecoversinc.com

By the way, all of the ingredients for brew day #1 have been obtained (making 10 gallons of something between an Abita Turbodog and a DFH India Brown). Looks like I'll be brewing tomorrow!

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Old 12-30-2012, 12:24 PM   #97
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That's awesome Gus, congrats and good luck with the pilot batch!

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Nice, keep us posted

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If I get off early enough today, I will be brewing tomorrow... You will still likely beat me to the finish line. Good job man, let us know how it works!

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Old 12-31-2012, 04:17 PM   #100
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SWMBO has other ideas for today than brewing. Looks like tomorrow... BadNews, you may beat me after all!

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On Deck: Bourbon Cru 6.14

Gallons in 2014: 33

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