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Old 08-20-2010, 01:46 PM   #11
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Dude - That is EPIC!

What kind of documentary were you shooting that you needed to brew 1bbl batches on the road?!?

I like the chiller idea - How did it work? Doesn't the temperature in the trailer skyrocket in the sun? My trailers are saunas by noon on most summer days...

Edit: Jumped the gun a little, didn't I


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Old 08-20-2010, 01:47 PM   #12
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I know this is a brewing forum, but how was the ride?


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Old 08-20-2010, 01:59 PM   #13
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Thanks !

The ride was long and difficult on a motorcycle , 3100 miles in 3 weeks while brewing beer away from home while making a movie with 7 people in Quebec and the Nunavat. My filmmakers are from Moscow but speak pretty good English, but as far as I know , no one has ever done anything like this before and the look of the US customs people when I crossed the boarder was worth the whole trip. A team of Hazmat guys inspected the trailer and detained us for nearly two hours. Homebrewing in the US is legal and also in Canada, the beer is for promotional use only and not to be sold. They were litterally puzzled by the whole affair and confused by why ...very amussing , but not on film .



I made Forbes Magazine last month on this adventure , you can read it here:
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Old 08-20-2010, 02:04 PM   #14
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Man, it would have been great to get the border crossing on film!!

Could have made a voice over remark like "Back when this beer made its first journey, customs and border patrol would have been the least of your worries."
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:41 AM   #15
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Where did you get those kettles and what are they made of? I read the article on Forbes yesterday and watched the video as well. What an interesting concept for a television show and I can't wait to see the documentary!
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Where did you get those kettles and what are they made of? I read the article on Forbes yesterday and watched the video as well. What an interesting concept for a television show and I can't wait to see the documentary!
Thanks Schweaty,

Those are 55 gallon SS drums, two of those were new and one held honey for a trip down the highway, all three were in perfect shape, and I paid only $ 450 for all three delivered.
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Thanks Schweaty,

Those are 55 gallon SS drums, two of those were new and one held honey for a trip down the highway, all three were in perfect shape, and I paid only $ 450 for all three delivered.
Not to detract from the thread, but I don't suppose you can disclose where you got them from could you?
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Old 08-22-2010, 03:55 AM   #18
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4 hours a night, huh? I suddenly feel like a very unmotivated person.

Best of luck in getting this turned into a series, I'd certainly be one viewer.
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awesome. been waiting for an HBT update from you
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Old 08-22-2010, 06:21 AM   #20
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Make that two viewers! Excellent little trip you had there..


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