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The Barney – Part IV

 

I finally got the remainder of the parts to complete Barney, my weldless brewstand. Here’s an updated photo:

I had leak-tested everything, run some …

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The “Barney” Brewstand – Part III

Added electronics, natural gas pipe, and burners. Waiting for parts to mount pumps.

The switches at the front are low voltage controlling 25-amp solid-state relays …

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Tri-Clamp Keggle

 

When I made my first keggle, I used weldless bulkheads for all my connections as it was relatively easy to do, and worked just …

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The “Barney” Brewstand – Part 2

Got to do a little more work on it on Easter Sunday.

Added two more casters, the shelf for my Insulated Mash Tun, and a …

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The “Barney” Brewstand

As I’m slowly ramping up my system to 10 gallons, I gave some thought to how to best set everything up. Right now the night …

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Keggle

In my quest to move to 10 gallon batches, I’ve created an Insulated Mash Tun from a rubber-coated decommissioned 1/2 keg. I already have a …

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Pre-making yeast starter and bottling primer.

Two things are absolutely necessary in order to make any alcoholic beverage: A solution of a fermentable sugar in water, and yeast. Yeast eat the …

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Insulated Keg/Mash Tun

Right now I’m doing 5gal all grain batches using a Rubbermaid/Gott insulated water cooler for my mash tun. It works great but does have some …

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