Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The brewery is complete!

In an earlier post I explained how difficult it was to get a plumber... Well getting a gas fitter was no easier! The gas hookup is one area that I really wanted a professional to take the reigns. There is an existing capped line that was 15 feet from the hookup, so I thought it would take a professional no more than 2 hours to complete the job. My first quote came in at $1000.00. No Thanks. The second guy never showed up to see the job. The third showed up but when I pressed him on having a valid gas ticket, he told me he had a friend who has a ticket. No Thanks.

I finally found someone with a valid license and willing to do the work on an hourly rate plus materials. He was also able to install the two vent lines so that I can exhaust the room while brewing.

This weekend I'll be testing and cleaning all the equipment and my next post will be about the first brew.

Here's the final product:




  1. We are so proud of you bro! Can't wait to have a taste!

  2. This is incredibly exciting!!!

  3. Your brewery looks terrific! You must have put several brew days on it by now!

  4. SO jealous, man. Looks awesome!

  5. Nice! Could you possibly send me the information on the sink and faucet ? It would be perfect for my set-up......
    Thanks in advance!