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Old 10-25-2012, 12:19 AM   #51
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Great setup! love the looks of it and I bet it's a dream to brew on. Well done!

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Old 10-25-2012, 12:25 AM   #52
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I cannot wait to get started on mine next spring! I'm going to have to meet up with you to check this one out and maybe steal some idea's from it.

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Old 10-25-2012, 02:16 AM   #53
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Great! Thank you much.

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Old 10-25-2012, 04:10 AM   #54
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Looks awesome

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Old 10-25-2012, 06:42 PM   #55
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I cannot wait to get started on mine next spring! I'm going to have to meet up with you to check this one out and maybe steal some idea's from it.
No worries at all, just shoot me a PM and we can set something up.
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:00 AM   #56
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How's the stand doing? I'm assuming you've put quite a few more brew days on it since your last update. Anything you find you didn't like/want to change?



OT: Had one of your beers at A Beer at A Time in Washougal a couple weekends ago. I believe it was Son of Malice IIPA. It was fantastic! I don't exactly remember what it was that I specifically liked about it though since I was about 4-5 beers deep at this point. I simply remember that it was awesome. Going back to A Beer at A Time this weekend with a buddy who is in town. I will order another and give him a taste as well.

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Old 11-29-2012, 11:24 PM   #57
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How's the stand doing? I'm assuming you've put quite a few more brew days on it since your last update. Anything you find you didn't like/want to change?



OT: Had one of your beers at A Beer at A Time in Washougal a couple weekends ago. I believe it was Son of Malice IIPA. It was fantastic! I don't exactly remember what it was that I specifically liked about it though since I was about 4-5 beers deep at this point. I simply remember that it was awesome. Going back to A Beer at A Time this weekend with a buddy who is in town. I will order another and give him a taste as well.
Hey, thanks for the support!

I think Beer at a Time is fresh out of our beer at the moment. NW Liquid gold off Fourth Plain might be your only bet at getting some (they have one of the last kegs, until we keg up what we last brewed). Next couple weeks you should see our Porter and Malice out around in places.

In regards to the stand, I think I've got about 7 batches on it so far.

Some things I'd do differently next time:

- All stainless tubing for the stand
- Bigger control panel
- Mount the chiller vertically (I knew this going into it, just didn't have any other choice)

Positive things:

- Tangential inlet for the boil kettle is so awesome. Whirlpooling before the chiller really clears things up and adds a little punch to your aroma hops.
- Swagelock fittings, cam locks, and spending a little extra on your little things go a long way.

I'll be brewing on it probably two or three times a week coming up here shortly. I start full time next week!

Cheers,
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:40 AM   #58
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Awesome! Ill definitely be keeping an eye out for your brews around town.

Good to know about your likes and dislikes. I have been debating a few small things here and there just due to me being a cheap ass when it comes to luxuries that I could get by without. That will probably not be the case when I do my stand though.

I bet your extremely excited to start full time next week!

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Old 11-30-2012, 02:20 AM   #59
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Fine job, this is a project for next year, so I may steal some design ideas, as well. Now I just need to learn to TIG weld......

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Old 11-30-2012, 04:04 PM   #60
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Fine job, this is a project for next year, so I may steal some design ideas, as well. Now I just need to learn to TIG weld......
I was fortunate enough to have a good friend who's a fabricating master. Befriend someone who likes beer/fab work?
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