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Old 02-01-2013, 08:15 PM   #41
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What do they run? I assume you probably got a bulk discount buying that many, but ballpark?
About $80 a whack.

(now you know why breweries get so pissed about homebrewer's simply keeping a keg and making a keggle. It's a huge money loser for breweries)


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Old 02-01-2013, 08:18 PM   #42
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Ouch. That's about what used 1/2 bbls go for, if you can find them.


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Old 02-01-2013, 08:25 PM   #43
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Oh yea, back to the fermenters. Are you using 55 gallon drums? I was thinking about using 55 gallon poly drums. How are you controlling temps? Sorry about all the questions, you had to know they were comming.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:28 PM   #44
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Cool write up Cape. It's like the other nano write ups, with a twist.

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Old 02-01-2013, 08:30 PM   #45
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We are actually using 55 gallon "wine fermenters"... they are tall, thin, 55 gallon stainless steel fermenters (not conicals since conicals are stupid... but that's a debate for another thread)...

We are temp controlling them by chilled glycol copper coils that we wrapped the fermenters in. We have them hooked up to PIDs and pumps to control fermentation to the degree (you can even watch out temps on our website via webcam!! how exciting is THAT?!?!... "65 degrees... still 65 degrees... WHUP!!... no... still 65 degrees... '
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Cool write up Cape. It's like the other nano write ups, with a twist.

thousands of innocent, really nice people, fall victim to senseless violence and ultimately lose their lives every day.

... yet Az_IPA continues to march on unscathed.

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What do you sell the 1/6 barrel kegs to your customers for?
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great post! Good luck! Subscribed to live vicariously through you.
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