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There's nothing like starting to homebrew before you move into a new house.  In the house we bought in 2000, I built a brewery.  I had a gas line piped into the basement, vinyl flooring and a large utility sink.  If only I would have thought to put in a drain on the floor...

The equipment I have is sufficient to make 10 gallon batches.  I try to get whatever equipment and ingredients I can from my  local homebrew shop, The Flying Barrel in Frederick, MD.  Please support your local homebrew shop! 

For equipment I couldn't get at The Flying Barrel,  I found interesting stuff from Beer, Beer and More Beer in California.  Check out their online catalog.  The conical fermenter was expensive, but looks cool and is easy to use.  I also bought a brew pot, burner, magnetic pump, mash tun, hot liquor tank and various other stuff there. 

 

Lou King

I am a member of two local homebrewing clubs: Frederick's Original Ale Makers (FOAM) and Brewers United for Real Potables (BURP).  I'm also a member of the American Homebrewer's Association.  The BURP web site has a good quotes page, with some famous quotes about beer.

I started all grain brewing October, 2001.  Check out the information on how to build a Recirculation Infusion Mashing System (RIMS).  My next project is a fermentation temperature control system.  Then I may think about culturing my own yeast.

bulletLou's Brewery - pictures and description of my brewery
bulletBeer Recipes - a few recipes I made up
bulletBreweries - commercial breweries I have visited or plan to visit
bulletBrewing Plan - what I plan to brew this year
bulletBrewing Sessions - records of my brewing sessions
bulletRandom Homebrewing Links - some hopefully useful links -- but check out Brewiki -- really cool
bulletRIMS - information on building a Recirculating Infusion Mash System
bulletProcesses - some of the processes I use when I brew
bulletIngredients - Information about ingredients used in homebrewing
bulletBJCP Styles - copyright material from the Beer Judge Certification Program, Inc.

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