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Re: Another view about commercial Nano brewing.
« Reply #45 on: May 04, 2012, 10:44:52 PM »
Dark Horse here in MI made 9300 barrels last year with a 7 bbl system.  Not a nano, but you can be making a lot of beer with a system of modest size.
You might want to check those numbers Jeff - that works out to brewing more than 3 times per day, every single day of the year.
Yeah, that was wrong, in 2010 they made 6179 bbls on the 7 bbl brew house. A 20 barrel came on line midway in 2011.  Does 6179 still sound too much? Read about them here-

http://www.michiganbeerguide.com/

click on the view Michigan beer guide, read the Jan. Feb. issue.

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Re: Another view about commercial Nano brewing.
« Reply #46 on: May 04, 2012, 11:30:02 PM »
Dark Horse here in MI made 9300 barrels last year with a 7 bbl system.  Not a nano, but you can be making a lot of beer with a system of modest size.
You might want to check those numbers Jeff - that works out to brewing more than 3 times per day, every single day of the year.
Yeah, that was wrong, in 2010 they made 6179 bbls on the 7 bbl brew house. A 20 barrel came on line midway in 2011.  Does 6179 still sound too much? Read about them here-

http://www.michiganbeerguide.com/

click on the view Michigan beer guide, read the Jan. Feb. issue.
Yes, 6179 per year on a 7 bbl system still seems like too much.  I believe it, but I don't believe it is something anyone should try to replicate ;)
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Re: Another view about commercial Nano brewing.
« Reply #47 on: May 05, 2012, 04:26:30 AM »
Dark Horse here in MI made 9300 barrels last year with a 7 bbl system.  Not a nano, but you can be making a lot of beer with a system of modest size.
You might want to check those numbers Jeff - that works out to brewing more than 3 times per day, every single day of the year.
Yeah, that was wrong, in 2010 they made 6179 bbls on the 7 bbl brew house. A 20 barrel came on line midway in 2011.  Does 6179 still sound too much? Read about them here-

http://www.michiganbeerguide.com/

click on the view Michigan beer guide, read the Jan. Feb. issue.
Yes, 6179 per year on a 7 bbl system still seems like too much.  I believe it, but I don't believe it is something anyone should try to replicate ;)
The article said they were doing 4 to 5 brews a day.
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Re: Another view about commercial Nano brewing.
« Reply #48 on: May 05, 2012, 07:22:49 AM »
How about Paw Paw brewing in Michigan, 277 barrels on a Sabco 1/2 barrel system.  They did brew shifts, and now have a 7 barrel production system.
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Re: Another view about commercial Nano brewing.
« Reply #49 on: May 05, 2012, 08:37:10 AM »
Insane people.
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