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    ABOUT ME

  • Habitual home brewer, part of the automate everything mantra.
  • Brewing Beer
  • High Tech
  • Marc Benoit
  • No affiliations except with a bunch of wacky friends that like to brew and drink
  • Started brewing extract, moved into all grain with a vengeance and haven't looked back. Graduated from a three tier gravity fed stand to recalculating mash, built a fully automated brutus and now brew on a more beer 1100 herms system.
  • Another batch of Pliny (supplies currently in the garage!) and continue work on perfecting a Westvleteren 12 degree clone (Belgian dark strong ale)
  • Pliny the Elder in a heated/cooled conical
  • 10% belgian tripel
  • crap! I hate to bottle.
  • Belgian tripel 13.4%, Pliny clone and Vanilla Cream Soda on Tap
  • Male
  • Married
  • Santa Clara
  • CA

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  • Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 11-10-2014 at 03:57 AM
    Marc, Awesome pix. What stout did you brew and why Pils for the base? I love mashing in and
    having my arm hairs coated like the pix above!! Cheers bro!TStout tanks and kettles provided
    the equipment, ...

  • Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 11-09-2014 at 04:39 PM
    Some pics from the inaugural brew day on the stout
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  • Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 11-09-2014 at 04:35 PM
    This is the craziest home brewery build I have seen. Nice job!I was doing my best to read
    through the whole 77 pages of information, so much good information. Did you ever get the
    permits and other re...

  • Posted in thread: Recommendations for a tankless water heater on 11-05-2014 at 04:25 PM
    Reviving this older thread because I just picked up a Noritz NR50-OD-LP and is similar to
    marcb's tankless.marcb, I'm having trouble getting mine to light and was wondering what type of
    regulator you ...

  • Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 10-01-2014 at 04:09 AM
    I received my new BIAB basket today and it looks great. It fits perfectly inside my 15 gallon
    kettle and it has 3 inch feet so it sits up off of the heating element. I also ordered it with
    a swing han...

  • Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 09-23-2014 at 04:33 AM
    That looks a lot bigger than 3.5 barrels :) Thinking back is your garage setup actually dual
    1.5 barrels?Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewIt was.... That gear went over to our warehouse
    and I now ha...

  • Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 09-23-2014 at 01:30 AM
    Wow! An amazing transformation. Your making it happen, just a small upgrade from the garage.
    :DPerfect storm this year, found a great partner for the business and funding magically
    appeared! It really...

  • Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 09-21-2014 at 07:28 PM
    Wait, wasn't the 3bbl setup in your garage going to be moved to your brewery? How big is this
    "pilot" system of yours? Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewThe pilot brewery is 3.5bbl with
    every valve p...

  • Posted in thread: Home Super Brewery Build: Hybrid Electric/Gas 3BBL Build on 09-21-2014 at 04:34 PM
    Wowsa, it's been awhile but things are progressing well with the brewery. We purchased a steam
    heated, fully automated pilot system with cellaring for the brewery that should hold us for the
    next year...

  • Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 09-18-2014 at 02:32 AM
    marcb can respond for himself, but as a longtime follower on this thread, I know he's purchased
    a TON of them from Chad, experimenting with various designs. Is it a problem if he wants to
    clean house ...

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