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Die Hard with a Spoon
« on: July 10, 2013, 07:14:56 PM »
So I'm in my man cave, easily 90°, 15 minutes left in the boil.

Die Hard enough?

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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2013, 07:50:30 PM »
Yes. I admire your endurance! I too have been in my man cave this past week building my new stand (shout out to Beechum) with 3 refrigerators running and yellow flies the size of your fist that are relentless. Easily +100* in Florida (@liquidbrewing can attest, and btw thanks man). Check out pic. Not done with piping yet, but you get the idea.

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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2013, 07:56:29 PM »
Sweet! Maybe you have a name going for this brew.....

Not sure what your brewing but:

Die Hard Pale Ale or Man Cave IPA

Anyone who sings a tune so sweet is passin by........

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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2013, 07:58:37 PM »
hopsand,

That is looking awesome!
Anyone who sings a tune so sweet is passin by........

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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2013, 10:01:12 AM »
(shout out to Beechum)

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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2013, 10:12:05 AM »
So I'm in my man cave, easily 90°, 15 minutes left in the boil.

Die Hard enough?
Cheers to homebrewer willpower.  You gotta dig deep sometimes !
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2013, 04:13:22 AM »
Die Hard Enough!  Tomorrow a pilsner - too hot for most ales anywhere at my place, even with a swamp cooler.  Chill and then straight to the freezer chest at 52F.  Maybe a Saison Sunday, though...
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2013, 10:24:33 AM »
Hopsand that is the bolt-together design from the Zymurgy article?  I was thinking of going this route.
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2013, 10:30:15 AM »
It's a variant. The one I wrote up for Zymurgy is a two tier.
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2013, 10:51:24 AM »
Hopsand that is the bolt-together design from the Zymurgy article?  I was thinking of going this route.

Yes it is. I "generally" followed Beechum's design. I had to have three tiers though. I'm sure it was a lot easier to construct than welding, unless you can weld it yourself. It works good for mounting equipment, burners, chillers, piping, etc.
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2013, 11:23:10 AM »
of course the impressive part are the three blue coolers 8)
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2013, 11:46:08 AM »
Try emptying 1000 lbs of hot grain out of you mash tun by hand, and having to climb in the mash tun while its still hot on a humid 95 degree Alabama July afternoon. That die hard? Or maybe it's dumb and dumber.
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2013, 12:30:54 PM »
Try emptying 1000 lbs of hot grain out of you mash tun by hand, and having to climb in the mash tun while its still hot on a humid 95 degree Alabama July afternoon. That die hard? Or maybe it's dumb and dumber.
Sounds like a job for an illegal alien.
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2013, 12:34:07 PM »
Die hard indeed. With temps around 90* i've been thinking about pulling an all-nighter just to beat the heat in the garage brewery.  Fortunately looks like the temps are supposed to be around 75* this weekend. 
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Re: Die Hard with a Spoon
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2013, 12:54:10 PM »
If this is all done while having a really bad hangover... Then yes, it's die hard
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