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Old 12-25-2011, 12:31 AM   #11
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Give me $2000, I'll buy a Braumeister.

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Old 12-25-2011, 03:31 AM   #12
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Skip the Blichmann kettles, IMHO. You'll blow your whole budget on those alone, and they're not THAT special. However, I do really like the Blichmann false bottom.
I fit a 30 gallon blinkman false in my 60$ al 20 gallon pot. Much cheaper than blinkman.

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Old 12-25-2011, 03:49 AM   #13
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Yuri, could you tell me about your kettles? I noticed that they are copper colored. Did you have them coated/plated?
They are 20 gallon MegaPots from NB. I powder coated them.

The Blichmann 30 gallon false bottom fits with a little modification. See here:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/yuri...ml#post1679194
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Old 12-25-2011, 03:01 PM   #14
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Someone a while back built an e-brewery using two Blichmann kettles on and entertainment center. It looked really nice! I can't find the thread for it now. Maybe someone else remembers it.


It's The Pol's brew rig.
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Old 12-26-2011, 04:20 PM   #15
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Wow...that entertainment center rig is nice looking. I'd be scared to drip hot wort all over it.. On the other hand..brewing in the living room would be pretty awesome

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Old 12-26-2011, 04:23 PM   #16
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IMHO the Pol's rig was more bling and wow than needed for any brewery. Sure it looks nice, but so does a commerative gun that you will never use.

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Old 12-26-2011, 04:54 PM   #17
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For the money I am partial to stout-tank vessels.

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Old 12-26-2011, 07:34 PM   #18
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Two vessel rims setup. If I were to rebuild a rid I think this is what I'd do, two 15 gallon keggles or a pair of 60-80qt stock pots, but keep my 5 gallon mash tun for low gravity stuff. Single PID control of the rims tube, potentiometer style control for the kettle element. chances are it'll keep your costs well below 2 thousand even if you purchased a pair of pretty nice stainless pots.

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