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Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« on: January 02, 2012, 08:44:56 PM »
Thought I'd share this rolling barrel rack project.  The barrel on top is 10 gallons.  The bottom rack has a 30 gallon barrel.  





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Re: Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2012, 08:49:55 PM »
Wow, looks heavy duty and with all that weighty liquid, It should be.
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Re: Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2012, 09:06:41 PM »
Very nice...what are you planning to fill them with, or are they filled now?
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Re: Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2012, 09:42:53 PM »
The 30 gallon is filled with a Oud Bruin using Wyeast Roseselare as the funk, and the 10 gallon is filled with a Belgian Triple soured using White Labs Belgian Sour Mix WLP655.  Both barrels are used as soleras.      

The idea of building a rolling solera stand came from 1vertical's post http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?topic=1834.0.
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Re: Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2012, 09:04:46 AM »
Looks great. I need to build a rack for the barrel I have. It's currently sitting on a work bench with 2x4's keeping it from moving.
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Re: Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2012, 10:51:30 PM »
Looks great. I need to build a rack for the barrel I have. It's currently sitting on a work bench with 2x4's keeping it from moving.

What type of beer do you have in your barrel?
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Re: Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2012, 10:57:57 PM »
The idea of building a rolling solera stand came from 1vertical's post http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?topic=1834.0.
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Re: Portable Steel Oak Barrel Rack
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2012, 11:20:59 AM »
Looks great. I need to build a rack for the barrel I have. It's currently sitting on a work bench with 2x4's keeping it from moving.

What type of beer do you have in your barrel?
Just pulled an English Barleywine out of it. It's a 5 gallon rum barrel. A Baltic Porter is going in there next. After that, depending how much wood character is left, it's going sour.
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