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Title: My basement electric brewery
Post by: snowtiger87 on March 12, 2014, 03:57:47 AM
It took a long time but here it is:

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140306_222412_zps0378168c.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140306_222412_zps0378168c.jpg.html)

Hot Liquor Tank

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140223_142838_zps6a94566a.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140223_142838_zps6a94566a.jpg.html)

Mash Tun during recirculation

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140217_115328_zps040c42c9.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140217_115328_zps040c42c9.jpg.html)

Mash Tun during sparge (with Morebeer sparge arm - not needed or necessary but very cool)

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140217_133246_zps88bee2e6.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140217_133246_zps88bee2e6.jpg.html)

BOIL !

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140217_141315_zps76558cdc.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140217_141315_zps76558cdc.jpg.html)

The Controller (it can launch missles when not brewing)

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140217_115359_zps47e72537.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140217_115359_zps47e72537.jpg.html)

The Sink

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140306_222331_zpsa0424fe5.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140306_222331_zpsa0424fe5.jpg.html)

The brewery "Guardian"

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140306_222348_zps3d52e93f.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140306_222348_zps3d52e93f.jpg.html)

The Fermenters

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140306_222356_zps877f10f1.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140306_222356_zps877f10f1.jpg.html)

Storage

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140306_222304_zps2d5f4cbc.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140306_222304_zps2d5f4cbc.jpg.html)

The Brewery facing West

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140306_222503_zps195484be.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140306_222503_zps195484be.jpg.html)

The Brewery facing East

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140306_222514_zps79141c6f.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140306_222514_zps79141c6f.jpg.html)

The Grain Mill with the new hopper (outside on the patio)

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140217_112857_zps757b3fe6.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140217_112857_zps757b3fe6.jpg.html)

Grain Hopper with 28 lbs of grain

(http://i1321.photobucket.com/albums/u559/snowtiger87/20140126_105238_zpsa23b8ec7.jpg) (http://s1321.photobucket.com/user/snowtiger87/media/20140126_105238_zpsa23b8ec7.jpg.html)
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: morticaixavier on March 12, 2014, 04:17:09 AM
very nice.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: klickitat jim on March 12, 2014, 05:57:07 AM
Sweet! 

Now I have to buy some sheet SS and break out my riveting gun and expand my cereal killer hopper.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: tschmidlin on March 12, 2014, 06:29:17 AM
Beauty!
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: Upstate Dan on March 12, 2014, 11:15:29 AM
Wow! Very cool.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: hopfenundmalz on March 12, 2014, 11:58:07 AM
Good work!
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: HoosierBrew on March 12, 2014, 12:12:50 PM
Wow, that is a beautiful system. Awesome work !
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: AmandaK on March 12, 2014, 12:48:47 PM
Sweet!

What is that SS rack behind the sink? Looks like I need one of those
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: dkfick on March 12, 2014, 12:50:33 PM
Pretty awesome.  Wish I had such a space to dedicate to my brewery.... Jelly.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: euge on March 12, 2014, 12:52:04 PM
A labor of love! And a floor drain! Did you put an addition onto the house for this brewery?

Green with envy. :)
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: dbarber on March 12, 2014, 01:11:06 PM
Nice work!  Jealous!
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: blatz on March 12, 2014, 01:17:10 PM
nice job!
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: redbeerman on March 12, 2014, 03:12:31 PM
Awesome!  I am a little bit jealous too! :)
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: snowtiger87 on March 12, 2014, 04:06:06 PM
Thanks everyone. The system is really satisfying to brew on. No new adition to the house, just part of the finished basement. We have raised flooring in the basement so that made gettting the floor drain in easier. The rack behind the system is "Gridwall" I think? I have the same one behind the sink.

I don't cut or rivet SS so I made my hopper from particle board.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: Stevie on March 12, 2014, 04:14:21 PM
Did you go with the kit or assembled controller?
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: Pinski on March 12, 2014, 05:02:11 PM
Well done! Clean, organized and bright. Very nice.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: AmandaK on March 12, 2014, 05:34:57 PM
Gridwall. Thanks! Found a local supplier here in KC.  8)
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: snowtiger87 on March 13, 2014, 06:38:38 PM
I went with the pre-assembled controller.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: Steve L on May 03, 2014, 02:28:26 PM
This is the point whereas I stare avariciously at these photos while a trickle of saliva runs down my chin, I'm stricken with the realization that... not only am I a beginning amateur brewer... but I'm an impoverished one too. Impressive brewery! My jealousy abounds. ;D
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: duboman on May 03, 2014, 10:29:42 PM
That looks really nice, well planned out and efficient use of space, jealous as well:)
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: 69franx on May 17, 2014, 02:42:11 AM
This is the point whereas I stare avariciously at these photos while a trickle of saliva runs down my chin, I'm stricken with the realization that... not only am I a beginning amateur brewer... but I'm an impoverished one too. Impressive brewery! My jealousy abounds. ;D
+100!
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: yso191 on May 17, 2014, 04:50:38 AM
Very, very cool.
Title: Re: My basement electric brewery
Post by: poobah58 on May 17, 2014, 01:27:56 PM
That is sweet!