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Since it’s much easier to post pictures on the new forum design I would like to see the setups of everyone. It is not a d$&k measuring contest but just a friendly place to share pictures and we may help each other to get ideas. 

I have 2 fridges. One is my temperature controlled fermentation fridge (which is empty due to my kegs being full) and the other is my keg fridge. My keg fridge has 2 x 19L and 1 x 9.5L. I have 2 taps and custom made red gum hardwood tap handles.

I have a double regulator which I am about to add a manifold to so I can carb up all my kegs at the same time. I am considering a 3rd rap in the future too. 

I have almost finished my brewery and I don’t see myself having more than 3 taps!!

I am about to design something on the fridge to show what beers I have on tap  

What do you have??

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I don't have a pic of my brew fridge on here (phone) anymore, but I am obviously using one with temp control. It currently sits in a spare room. When we buy our own place next year I expect it will go in the laundry/garage with the rest of my equipment other than my keg fridge. 

Speaking of which, I'm using a kegerator. 3 taps, one with the plain wooden handle is reserved for soda water while the other two run various beers. I have a few different branded tap handles that I use to show what's on the taps at any given time. 4 way gas manifold sits on the side with 3 lines obviously servicing the kegs inside, and the fourth is a spare line that I use for purging kegs/pressurising for cleaning if not running through a tap. The inside looks pretty much the same, kegs and lines lol.

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Cheers

Kelsey

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My brew fridges. Mostly cold crash in the fridge/freezer. Can fit 2 FV's in left fridge if wanted, but I can always use my insulated/heat controlled Bin which has a Coopers FV inside in this pic.

Also pictured is my internally insulated and heat controlled Bottle Conditioning Toolbox for winter conditioning. It holds up to 80 bottles. I rotate them through after 2-3 weeks. It runs 2 heat mats on their edge separated along the box.

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So Kelsey, I see from your pic you can eliminate anyone who slags off at your beer..?

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Below my major set up. 2 tap kegerator no fancy taps like Kelsey. Grainfather with additional boiler. Also have 7 fermenters though 1 is used to store bulk grains. 6 kegs, 2 temperature controllers, 1 chest freezer (holds 2 fermenters), stirplate and a microscope. 

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On 6/25/2018 at 4:44 PM, Worthog said:

So Kelsey, I see from your pic you can eliminate anyone who slags off at your beer..?

Certainly puts a new spin on having a few 'shots' of tequila. ?

 

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Hahahaha. My set up below.
I am amazed at the lengths some of you have gone to. Very impressive to say the least.

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Lol i thought i had missed something. So blew the picture up. And yes i had.

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44 minutes ago, Muzz1525230212 said:

Hahahaha. My set up below.
I am amazed at the lengths some of you have gone to. Very impressive to say the least.

 

A great start, Muzz. Wasn't long ago that was my set up too.? Cheers.

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Cheers, Worthog.
I do have a little brewery envy of some of you but I'm also inherently lazy, so I have my doubts whether I'll get much more elaborate in the future. I guess time will tell.

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Mate, if it makes beer that you enjoy then its all you need. 

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Cheers, Titan.
I've been pleasantly surprised how well the kits have been turning out. Particularly the dark ale. Even my friends rate it.
It's a far cry from my first foray into home brewing about 20 years ago. Back then the brewing equipment had so many nooks and crannies where bacteria could build up, I had no real temperature control and no internet support like this forum or Youtube to assist me if I struck trouble, which I did quite often back then. 

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Simple dispensing setup...chest freezer and some taps stuck through the lid...

 

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My setup. Mostly Kits n' bits / partials + bottling going through here.

I've managed temp control in the "hard-rubbish"fridge (it doesn't work as a "fridge") using a heat belt and aquarium temp control power board for cheap offa ebay.

Rotating ~2 cartons worth of stubbie bottles in there for carbonation temps also. I find those cardboard 6 pack holders super handy.

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The 2nd photo is my bonus lager fermenter for winter. Running on ambient temps gets me a regs 15C with the ski ja cket - even in Melbs dipping down to 1-4C overnight of late.

2 fermenters running solidly while the weather is cool should set me up nicely for summer. ?

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My little brewery in the sunroom. Loose stuff on the top shelf would usually be inside my boil kettle, but that's getting an overnight soak atm. Grey box at the bottom (behind my Cool Brewing Bag) holds fermentables and there is a chest freezer to the right where my hops live. I brew 11 litre batches on my head stove and mostly bottle but use Tap-a-draft if I want beer on tap in the fridge. Normally the stuff drying on the middle shelf is packed away a bit better. 

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Cheers, 

John

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Got a pic of my fridge and whatever today. 

This is the urn where it all gets brewed. There's also a hop spider made from a large hop sock, a patented stainless-rod-bent-into-a-hook-at-one-end device for removing the false bottom after the mash and a stainless steel wire brush on a long handle for scrubbing the element before the boil and during if needed, among a few other bits and pieces. 

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And this is the 1950s era Frigidaire that I use for a fermentation fridge. During the cold crash I also use it to put bottles of beer and/or crash yeast starters. Still working beautifully.

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Cheers

Kelsey

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Here is my fermenting fridge. Will probably look at upgrading so I can fit 2 FVs.

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And here is the Kegmaster Series 4.

Also have about 6 corny kegs lying around.

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haha yeah. 

Just two beers I drunk in excess on my few USA trips.

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first time on here. I'm just getting started on the home brew journey. Finished my brew fridge, looking forward to starting my first brew this weekend.

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