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Old 01-08-2013, 04:27 AM   #1
Dec 2012
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Id like to know and see some pics on how you all store and organize your supplies and beer, I cant believe how much room this stuff is taking up. I can store some stuff outdoors/shed/garage, but the beer has to keep at 70 degrees for bottle conditioning and same with the fermentors. My sanitizer and cleaner that I store in 6.5 gallon buckets cant go outside either, its below freezing. I might be better just dumping these after every use.

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Old 01-08-2013, 05:51 AM   #2
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May 2011
Tallahassee, FL
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I store everything on metal shelving in my shop in my garage. As far as the sanitizer, are you making 6.5 gallons at a time. Try making only a gallon or so of the sanitizer. I use a spray bottle.. I mean you only need to hit the items your wort touches post boil..

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Old 01-08-2013, 06:01 AM   #3
Jul 2012
Seattle, Washington
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All of my pots nest... that's one big space saver.
I built my brew station with a shelf under it that my pots and propane fit onto.
Right now, I have all my hoses, strainers, etc. in a large bin.
I'm hoping to find a metal drawer cabinet that can fit along side my brew station for refractometer, hydrometer, ph meter, keg fittings, o-rings, tools, etc.
This is all at my outdoor covered grill/kitchen.
I grill and brew year 'round.
Keg #1: Brown Bomber Bourbon/Oak Vanilla Porter
Keg #2: The Bollocks ESB
Keg #3 Lawnmower APA
Fermenter: Empty
Bottled: Mjolnir Mead, Lazy Daze Hefe.

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Old 01-08-2013, 06:05 AM   #4
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Mar 2011
Phoenix, Arizona
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Here is my "bottle-aging-chamber". I store almost everything there besides fermentors, secondaries and pots and burners.

I got it for FREEEEEE also. Love it!
Fermenting - Nothing.
Lagering - Nothing.
Secondary - Nothing.
Bottle-aging -Nothing.
In the Fridge - Brian's Best Bitter

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Old 01-08-2013, 12:27 PM   #5
Apr 2012
Douglasville, GA
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I have a higher then average ceiling height in my garage so I put it to good use.

Primary - #1: Empty #2: Empty

Secondary - #1: #002-Velvet Rooster Belgian Tripel #2: Empty #3: Empty

Tap - #1: #001-Dry Irish Stout #2: #003-Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat #3: Southern Tier's Crème Brûlée

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Old 01-08-2013, 06:43 PM   #6
Dec 2012
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Thats making good use of empty space!

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Old 01-08-2013, 06:44 PM   #7
Dec 2012
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Like it! like the price too!

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Old 01-08-2013, 06:51 PM   #8
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Here's the old printer stand repurposed as a fermenter stand/storage unit. Empty bottles in the corner boxes. Full bottled batches on the right;
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:17 AM   #9
Dec 2010
McMinnville, Oregon
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here is the storage area off of my deck in my apartment, 2 keggle electric brewing system. with my fermentation fridge and pretty much all of my brewing stuff except for my bottles and kegging, thats all in the dining room.

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Kegged Nelson, Kohatu, Citra IPA
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:02 AM   #10
Jun 2011
Baldwinsville, NY
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In my basement

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