Hi, my name is Drew Beechum and I'm a disorganization-aholic.
It would be funny how horrifically disorganized I am in meat space (my computer data on the other hand - ocd like level of organization), but it drives my partner nuts. She takes one look around my office and runs screaming!
So, since I'm moving into my first house shortly (fingers crossed - mostly from the mound of paperwork needed to sign) I figure I should come up with a battleplan for turning my 300 square foot detached garage into a nifty and spiffy brewhouse. It'll be good for the brewhouse and for my partner to spend time there too. .
I've got grain storage down in a set of 5 gallon buckets with gamma seal lids (Like these
, but there are better prices online) and some simliar things. Specialty grains get vacuum sealed and put into bins.
The rest.. the rest I'm hopeless about. So for those of you with piles of equipment - how do you organize it? Any clever tricks for reducing the floor space needed for the various bits and bobs? Carboys? Kegs? Hoses? Burners, etc? Got photos of how you organize everything?
The equipment list for me:
~20 cornie kegs
~8 carboys of various shapes
2 10 gallon kegs for fermenting
78 quart mash tun
26 gallon boiler
2 50 liter kettles
1 8 gallon kettle
3 CO2 tanks
1 racking cane / carboy cap CO2 barb assembly
various bits and bobs...
Lots of stuff and I want to get it squared away.