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Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 10:37 PM
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All of the above. Sent from my iPhone...

All of the above.



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Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 10:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,987
Posted By Demon
It's a 3" tall "dam" that is six inches from the...

It's a 3" tall "dam" that is six inches from the kettle wall and follows the same curvature.

Essentially blocks the hop cone from the outlet after is starts to collapse when the liquid is low.
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Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Demon
I whirlpool manually with a big paddle for about...

I whirlpool manually with a big paddle for about 2 minutes. It's the most physically exhausting 2 minutes of the day.

Une Annee Brewing uses this same setup and he has a diverter welded near the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Demon
That's from the way I cropped them after the...

That's from the way I cropped them after the designer sent them. He sent them with the full can specs and measurements around it, I trimmed it quickly on my iPhone. Also on 1926, the white logo,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Demon
First two cans......

First two cans......
Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Demon
Check our website before you come out. We are...

Check our website before you come out. We are going to start updating it once a week with accounts we are in. It's something I put together a few months ago and forgot about. I have two guys that we...
Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 03:18 AM
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Posted By Demon
Yes, they are staggered. To give you an idea of...

Yes, they are staggered. To give you an idea of the size, these things are 31" long.
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Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 12:25 AM
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Posted By Demon
As soon as the wort transferring in is above each...

As soon as the wort transferring in is above each element, it gets flipped on. Very soon after the full volume is in we're boiling. Depending on the gravity of the particular beer we'll use either 2...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-30-2014, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Demon
There are three 15kw elements. Each is wired...

There are three 15kw elements. Each is wired directly to a 60amp safety switch. It's the definition of manual control. No float switches, no panel, nothing.

They are 208v 3 phase elements each on...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-30-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By Demon
CO2 to transfer between tanks. The only time I...

CO2 to transfer between tanks. The only time I use a pump once beer is in the tank is if we need to rouse yeast, which is super rare. In that scenario we've only done it twice and I hooked the pump...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-30-2014, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Demon
The VFD adjusts the speed of the pump. We use the...

The VFD adjusts the speed of the pump. We use the same pump for CIP cycles on the tanks and transferring to fermenters. Transferring from mash to boil we actually use a simple chugger pump, and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-22-2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Demon
The problem with doing that is keeping the tank...

The problem with doing that is keeping the tank filled with potentially bad beer, resulting in lost production, when I could dump it and have great beer. Also, the beer is one of our top sellers,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-22-2014, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Demon
Not necessarily an emergency fund, just take the...

Not necessarily an emergency fund, just take the hit and keep rollin. Material cost was around $1000, plus pushed the production schedule back one week. Not the end of the world.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-21-2014, 11:29 PM
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Posted By Demon
It's a substantial hit. Tasted it and it's not...

It's a substantial hit. Tasted it and it's not even close to what it should be. Not worth tying up the tank space trying to save it. I'd rather dump it, take the loss and re brew than put out...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-21-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Demon
Time for some not so uplifting news. We had the...

Time for some not so uplifting news. We had the circuits controlling the glycol system blow over the weekend for an unknown reason. Actively fermenting beer went up to 82*. Result? 1,120 gallons of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-18-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Demon
Thanks. We did 15bbl of that beer for Chicago...

Thanks. We did 15bbl of that beer for Chicago Craft Beer Week as something unique to have at all the events. People loved it, so it replaced our regular porter in the lineup.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-18-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Demon
We are an LLC. We had our building before...

We are an LLC.

We had our building before applying with TTB. TTB requires a copy of the lease in your application and it has to specifically state the building will be used for a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Demon
You make a ton more money selling by the glass....

You make a ton more money selling by the glass. We still may do a taproom eventually. Right now our priorities are adding more fermenters to increase capacity and we'll start canning next month,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Demon
Sure, someone is here everyday. Shoot me message...

Sure, someone is here everyday. Shoot me message whenever you want to come by.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2014, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Demon
Pictures are fun, so here's me in the brewery...

Pictures are fun, so here's me in the brewery last week. It looks the same now except we added a fermenter. 211305


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 119
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Posted By Demon
They have held up fine. They are stainless and we...

They have held up fine. They are stainless and we have cleaned hundreds of kegs so far. If they break down we can quickly replace one for another $160.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Demon
Each fermenter has it's own pump mounted to the...

Each fermenter has it's own pump mounted to the chiller. The pump is activated by a Johnson Temp controller mounted to each fermenter.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,987
Posted By Demon
Happy to post about the journey and help others...

Happy to post about the journey and help others that want to do the same.

Distributors was a little of both. Ultimately the distributors we chose were one's that we sought out.

They don't...
Forum: For Sale 07-05-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Demon
$350

$350
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-02-2014, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Demon
Im in

Im in
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