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Old 12-22-2006, 09:33 AM   #1
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Whats you brewing and storage capacity?

I could push to more by digging out older gear but at present.
I do 5 gallon batches

1 primary
1 secondary
2 Cornies
2 Plastic barrels
2 batches worth of bottles.

So 10 gallon in production
40 gallon conditioning on tap.
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Old 12-22-2006, 12:10 PM   #2
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6 buckets (primary/secondary)
1 carboy (secondary)
7 kegs
5 batches worth in bottles

So
35 gallons in production
35 gallons on tap
25 gallons conditioning (stashed)

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Old 12-22-2006, 12:37 PM   #3
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2 Primary Buckets
2 Better Bottles
1 old Mr. Beer 5 Gal Primary
3 batches worth of bottles (5 gal ea.)
3 kegs

So,
25 gal in fermentation
30 gal in bottle/on tap
Of course, the keg system is not finished yet....
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Old 12-22-2006, 03:16 PM   #4
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5 gallon batches (although I could squeeze out 10)
Three fermentation buckets
18 cornies (one with a filter tube)
16 cornie aging cabinet
4 tap kegger

Lots of dusty bottles I rarely use.
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Old 12-22-2006, 03:33 PM   #5
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2 buckets
6 carboys
3 cornies
partridge in a pear tree.

At any given time I have 15-25 gallon in fermentation and another 15-30 gallon in various states of conditioning/drinking.

I have the ability to do 10+ gallon batches, but feel that splitting it into 2 buckets or carboys will actually produce 2 different beers, which defeats the idea of making 1 batch.
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Old 12-22-2006, 03:56 PM   #6
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Hi ya'll,

I brew '5' Gallon batches on my stovetop,
Three 7.5 gallon primarys
Three 5 gallon secondarys
One bottling bucket
A week in the primary and a week in the secondary,
then to bottles.
15 gallon a week, or 60 gallon a month total productive capacity.
200 bottles full
25 gallons in primarys and secondarys


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Old 12-22-2006, 04:34 PM   #7
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2, 27 gallon fermenters
12, 5 gallon cornies
2, 2.5 gallon cornies
2, 10 gallon cornies
Many 22 oz bottles
loads of swing top bottles
1 20 gallon kettle
1 40 kettle
1 60 gallon kettle
more assorted junk then I care to name
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Old 12-22-2006, 04:57 PM   #8
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My log jam occurs because I only have 4 cornies. When I started kegging I gave away over 10 cases of bottles. Now, after I bottled my Pumpkin ale, I don't have enough bottles for one batch. I'm wishing I had saved more so I would be able to bottle beer out of kegs that aren't emptying.

My capacity:
3- 6 1/2 gallon carboys
1- 5 gallon carboy
(I can have 1 batch in the primary and 3 in secondary)
4- corny kegs
about 2 six packs of bottles.
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Old 12-22-2006, 04:57 PM   #9
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i gots:

carboys:
6.5 gallon
6 gallon x2
5 gallon x3

got more bottles than i can count, mostly 12 oz recaps, but also about two cases worth of 16 oz flip tops and three cases worth of 22 oz recaps, as well as a case of 32 oz flip tops and an assortment of weird shaped bottles.

all carboys are maxed atm, but i have one five gallon that needs to be bottled, and one that needs dumped out... it's well over a year old, and a nasty white film has formed at the top... we tasted the 1.5 year old stout, and it was nasty nasty nasty....
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Old 12-22-2006, 05:08 PM   #10
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My bottle count is the reason I'm not brewing more often.

I don't know exactly how many bottles are full right now and it's always hard to estimate how many I'll need before I try bottling a batch because I have a mix of 12 and 16oz bottles. I do know that I don't have enough empties for the two batches I have aging right now. I bought a case of Sam Adams for the holiday parties to nab the empties. I'd have more spares if my wife hadn't noticed my increased consumption.
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