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Old 03-03-2013, 11:15 PM   #1
Nov 2010
Wasilla, Alaska
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So after about 6 months i am very close to finishing my man cave/ brewing room. When i started working on the room all i had was sheetrock on the walls. I went with acid staining the cement for easy clean out. I went with conventional cabinets and granite in case a ever get out of brewing and just want to use the area as a bar ( however that is very unlikely)

I ordered my panel from Ryan @ ebrewsupppy. I am still learning to use the BCS 460. He did a great job on the panel for a very reasonable cost.

I need to hook up my ventilation system and test run everything still, but i am sure the ventilation system will work fine. I think i can just open the window a little bit and get all the make up air a need.

I mounted the pumps and chiller on a roll up drawer under the cabinet. Thats the best i could come up with at this time. I am open to suggestions on that.

If anyone has any input i am open to suggestions.

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Old 03-03-2013, 11:18 PM   #2
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Westminster, Maryland
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That's an awesome brew room. I like the bottles on the walls. Very nice job.

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Old 03-03-2013, 11:21 PM   #3
Apr 2010
Northern NY, NY
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Very cool...I hope to have my first brew on my eHERMS within the week!

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Old 03-03-2013, 11:31 PM   #4
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You put together a great brewery. Your hard work should give you many years of great beer and brewing fun.
How hard can it be?

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Old 03-03-2013, 11:41 PM   #5
Sep 2012
Pittsburgh, PA
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I don't really have much along the line of suggestions, but the room looks great. Is the room temperature regulated? Do you have a place in the room where you are storing during fermentation? I am always curious to see where people are storing their goods.
"I would kill everyone in this room for a drop of sweet beer."
-Homer Simpson

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Old 03-03-2013, 11:58 PM   #6
Nov 2010
Wasilla, Alaska
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Thanks for the complements.

The room is temp regulated, but its on its own thermostat. I have a walk-in closet that not in the pictures were i ferment. I am thinking about getting a chest freezer next to the panel and control the temp with the BCS to use as a fermentation chamber. But here in Alaska even in the summer the room stays cool.

But time will tell

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Old 03-04-2013, 12:06 AM   #7
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Old 03-04-2013, 02:07 AM   #8
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Soldotna, Alaska
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SWEET!!! Invite me up so we can BREW!!!!!

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Old 03-04-2013, 02:18 AM   #9
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Leesville, NC
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Very deluxe !
About the only thing I can say is have fun !
(and put something under the kettles for insulation , granite is an excellent heat sink)
Sleepy Creek Brewery, Leesville, NC

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Old 03-04-2013, 05:06 PM   #10
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Get job, I like the floor

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