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Old 10-01-2009, 10:01 PM   #1
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Hey brewers,

Well, after 1.5 months of brewing, I'm making the switch. Just scored a brand new turkey fryer setup with the burner and 8gal SS pot for $60 on craigslist, and am about to get what's needed for a mash tun.

My wife thinks our garage will be a micro brewery soon, but I don't think so. I mean, it will take me at -least- 6 months to put in a bar and six tap system!
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:04 PM   #2
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you won't regret the switch. there are some headaches (the worst of which is the 5-6 hour brew times!) but your beer will be better than you could ever imagine if you are patient and precise in your craft.

cheers!
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:06 PM   #3
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Not to mention the savings on cost. By reusing yeast, ordering bulk hops and bulk grain my cost per batch is less than half of what it was when I first started.

 
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:09 PM   #4
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Welcome to a wonderful addiction!

Resistance is futile. You have been infected.
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