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Old 06-14-2011, 01:46 AM   #1
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I just can't seem to nail down the equipment sizes for my nano brewery. I want to be as efficient as possible.

My goal is at the end of the day I want to have finished 1bbl (fill 6x 1/6bbl sanke kegs)

I am needing to figure out HLT/Mash/Boil kettle sizes as well as the fermenter sizes.

I have decided I want to go with the Brewhemoth v2.0 fermenter which is 22 gallon volume and is 1/2 bbl capacity....we are going to purchase for of these.

As far brewing system we are looking at psychobrew which has kettle sizes of 45/40, and is stated to produce 1bbl.

So can someone give me some insider information on how to size all of this up??

Thanks for the help!

 
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Old 06-14-2011, 01:47 AM   #2
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And we have also looked at synergy brew 40gal system...

http://www.synergybrew.com/complete_...e-brew-system/

 
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Old 06-14-2011, 03:09 AM   #3
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My boil kettle is 55 gallons and I currently make 35 gallon batches. I think I could make 40 gallon batches but I wouldn't want to go any bigger. I think you need at least 10 and preferably 15 gallons of head space on your boil kettle.

 
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:30 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stevehaun
My boil kettle is 55 gallons and I currently make 35 gallon batches. I think I could make 40 gallon batches but I wouldn't want to go any bigger. I think you need at least 10 and preferably 15 gallons of head space on your boil kettle.
Good info!

Bump for some more feedback!

 
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