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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #15 on: September 17, 2018, 03:44:24 PM »
As someone who gets to be a "fly on the wall" to many of Bryan's plans for things like this, the planning and execution here was nothing short of staggering.

Definitely not for the faint of heart but the results are amazing.
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2018, 05:17:03 PM »
What role do the BIAB hooks have for you?

I mash with a BIAB bag. I like the way it works so I get zero particulate coming though the pipes. I custom made my bag to have a finer mesh so I get some filtering as well. It also makes cleaning a breeze. Lift out bag and CIP takes over. No dumping, scooping, etc.
I was going to ask that as well.
Can you show a clearer picture of the domed bottom and trub shield?  It's so dang shiny I can't see what it looks like.
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2018, 05:17:16 PM »
Holy krausen. I think that may have cost more than our 7 bbl system... :o
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2018, 05:35:06 PM »
What role do the BIAB hooks have for you?

I mash with a BIAB bag. I like the way it works so I get zero particulate coming though the pipes. I custom made my bag to have a finer mesh so I get some filtering as well. It also makes cleaning a breeze. Lift out bag and CIP takes over. No dumping, scooping, etc.
I was going to ask that as well.
Can you show a clearer picture of the domed bottom and trub shield?  It's so dang shiny I can't see what it looks like.
Sure, This may be easier.
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2018, 12:39:14 AM »
It's very nice looking and I'm sure you'll enjoy it. But it's not something I'd be interested in.

Oh Denny.  :-\

Good thing you’re not sponsored by a company that offers multiple automated brewing systems. That would be a shame.  :P
« Last Edit: September 18, 2018, 12:45:11 AM by Big Monk »
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2018, 01:25:07 AM »
My system looks EXACTLY like that!......no it doesn't. Seriously though, that looks incredible. Great job! Any idea how many hours you have into it? Just curious.
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2018, 01:39:38 AM »
Good thing you’re not sponsored by a company that offers multiple automated brewing systems. That would be a shame.  :P

Fundamentally, it seems unfair to me to imply that Denny is a shill for making an innocuous comment, that mentions no competing brand, in a post that is showing off a new commercially-available brewing system. Goose, gander, etc.
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2018, 04:48:43 AM »
I would have thought the lazy brewers round here would be all over a system like this.

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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2018, 10:47:34 AM »
I would have thought the lazy brewers round here would be all over a system like this.

It's pretty but laziness is offset by cost. 

In a world with unlimited funds I'd likely start down this path, sadly, my two youngest would like to get through college, SWMBO thinks paying off the mortgage and eventually replacing her van would be a good idea and I'd like to retire, someday.  Those dang priorities.   ::)

I love the look but could never bring myself to spend the money.  My blue cooler and turkey burner will have to suffice.  ;)

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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #24 on: September 18, 2018, 11:30:28 AM »
Good thing you’re not sponsored by a company that offers multiple automated brewing systems. That would be a shame.  :P

Fundamentally, it seems unfair to me to imply that Denny is a shill for making an innocuous comment, that mentions no competing brand, in a post that is showing off a new commercially-available brewing system. Goose, gander, etc.

You misunderstood my post. It was in jest that I pointed out how Denny is involved with a product that provides basically a hands off automated brewing experience but wouldn't be interested in a basically hands off automated brewing system. Just messing around.

Also, this isn't a commercially available brewing system. Sure, the kettles are, but the rest of the system is Bryan's idea.

This is a Pimp My System post and as far as I can tell it is literally just Bryan showing off his new system. Maybe that was the confusion. Maybe Denny thought this was a product post.

I would have expected a "Good on ya" or something.  :P
« Last Edit: September 18, 2018, 01:06:51 PM by Big Monk »
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #25 on: September 18, 2018, 12:43:08 PM »
Please, lets not flood this thread with off topic stuff.

FYI full disclosure, the kettles are commercially available because I gave them (stout) the rights. I don't benefit off this in any way shape or form. It was given to them, because of all the people I reached out to, to build these for me. They were easily the best, most talented, and easiest to deal with. Much like everything else we do for free, it's for the greater good. Not in this to make a buck.

So lets please just leave the bickering for other threads. Please.

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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #26 on: September 18, 2018, 02:26:05 PM »
It's very nice looking and I'm sure you'll enjoy it. But it's not something I'd be interested in.

Oh Denny.  :-\

Good thing you’re not sponsored by a company that offers multiple automated brewing systems. That would be a shame.  :P

I am not the only one to compliment Bryan on his ingenuity but say it's not for me.  Why single me out? 
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #27 on: September 18, 2018, 02:36:52 PM »
You guys.... Please.

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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #28 on: September 18, 2018, 02:48:32 PM »
You guys.... Please.

My apologies.  I was kinda shocked to be singled put for what I thought was an innocuous comment.  And I still say, good on ya Bryan.
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Re: My Professional Basement Brewery
« Reply #29 on: September 18, 2018, 04:20:44 PM »
You guys.... Please.

My apologies.  I was kinda shocked to be singled put for what I thought was an innocuous comment.  And I still say, good on ya Bryan.

It's part my fault. I thought I made it clear my post was in jest and partially tongue in cheek. I am always under the false assumption that Emojis on a post make it instantly not serious.
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