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doogilas

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I have been looking at commercially built structures and am looking at the Stainless Steel Specialists brewing commerade (bc-50) does anyone have this? What is your experience? The price seems to be better than the Brewmagic or morebeer sculptures.

Here is a link to it: PRODUCTS and SERVICES

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Looking at the pictures and the customization they do, I don't see how it could ever be cheaper than something that's mass produced like Sabco or B3.

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Just noticed that they're only an hour and a half or so from me (about 30 mins north of Montreal, Canada). Interesting! They also have customers that have setups I've seen in person. Cool. I've sent them an email about what products they make for home brewers and approximate costs.

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Got a price list today for the BC-50 setup. I'm not entirely sure what's included as it's vague and the names are unclear. Certainly no where near the price of B3 and Sabco setups as I would have assumed. It's considerably more expensive. At least twice if not 3 or 4 times more. Not sure as again, it's unclear exactly what you get for your money from this price list.
I'm not saying it's not worth that however - it does seem like really good stuff.

I would suggest that if anyone in interested in a high end custom made setup that you contact the company yourself and get more details.

BREWING COMERADE BC 50

BREWING COMERADE WITH ONE FERMENTER: $7890
Forket, Pump, heat exchanger, electric panel, tower rack s/s on wheels, hoses with fittings

Then there are a bunch of options:

PUMP 390.00
INSULATION AND CLADDED (S/S) HOT LIQUOR TANK 410.00
INSULATION AND CLADDED (S/S} MASH & LAUTER TUN 410.00
INSULATION AND CLADDED (S/S) BREWING KETTLE 410.00
FERMENTER WITH CHILL PLATE 2150.00
INSULATION AND CLADDED (S/S side wall) CONE INSULATION ARMAFLEX (cone) FOR FERMENTER 490.00
QUICK CONNECTS STRAIGH, 90’S ELBOWS, and TEES. ?
CUSTOM MADE FITTINGS ?
HOSE CONNECTION S/S FOR Q. C. 12.00
HOSE TYGON BRAIDED (PER FOOT) 2.25
A GLYCOL UNIT FOR REFRIGERATION S/S BUILT TANK (CAL) 2250.00
CONTROLLER AND PUMP OR VALVE FOR EACH FERMENTER 390.00
CONDITIONNING TANK WITH STONE AND SAFTY 2900.00
INSULATION JACKETED AND CLADDED 850.00
S/S FORKET 185.00
STAINLESS STEEL BALL VALVE (EACH) 40.00

I'm also assuming the prices are in Canadian. ($1 CAD = $0.78 USD)

Again, it's all pretty vague. fittings and sizes are unknown. As expected as they mostly do custom work for brew pubs and the like.

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Kal,

That is the price list I got. I was assuming canadian dollars (approx 6k us dollars). The brew comerad comes with a conical fermenter with chill plate and that is why I think it is more cost effective than some of the other sculptures. Did you say in your post that you know some people who have this setup and have seen it? If so, what did you think?

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No, I mentioned that I had seen some of the custom work that this company had done for microbreweries - on a much larger scale. Not the BC-50 which is a small scale brewery for home use.

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