200l Brewery up and running

Because the 200 L and 500 L units are a different league, we'll grant them their own sub-forum.
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Hello All, wanted post some photos of my wife's and my brewery in Texas. We are fully licensed and open for business. We are Brewing great beer and people seem to love it. We have an IPA, Boho Lager, Hefeweizen and pilsner on draft.
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mashy
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Nice pics - good luck. Hope it goes well for you.
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dinnerstick
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From the looks of it I have the same glycol chiller unit as you. I have 2 of them, one working fine and the other serving as a giant paperweight. Any problems with yours??
I also have a BM20L in my brewery, curious what you do with yours, I use mine for all sorts; pasteurizing fruit purees, making starter wort for the yeast prop, steeping spices, etc.

Nice looking place!
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Thanks dinnerstick, I use the 20l for test batches for the 200l, if I like it I do a double batch on the 200l. I just did a peach 1/2 Pilsen and 1/2 wheat beer. It was gone before we closed that day. I'll make a big batch of that.
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dinnerstick
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how long is your double brew day? do you have a hot liquor tank?
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Omphteliba
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Looks great! What's the machine next to the 20L BM?
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bigcubez
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Omphteliba wrote:Looks great! What's the machine next to the 20L BM?
Looks like a keg filler.

Where are your taps? I can't see any in the bar pics

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Omphteliba wrote:Looks great! What's the machine next to the 20L BM?
Correct, Keg washer , filler. Works great , cleans kegs and fills them in minutes!
Elderberry
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Beauty! I'm curious, though. How's your efficiency? The 80-85% (on a good day) I get on a 20L Braumeister is great for the homebrew level, but I can imagine it could become problematic at the pro level. Can you get better numbers on the 200L?
bierfest
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All that lovely shiny SS. Best of luck
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