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Keepin' on Keepin' On

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

I’m trying to be better about keeping up with the blog, a few minor updates this time:

Still working on nailing down a new home for the brewery, larger than the current 350 square feet, but still to be a small hands-on operation. Will be bigger for improved efficiency, but will still be local and artisan. We have not given up on our dream of a farm-brewery, but that may have to be further down the road.

A new smoker is on the way, my old not-so-trusty Weston smoker decided to refuse to fire up The manufacturer does not have the needed parts in stock, and a search at local hardware and plumbing supply shops yielded no solutions. That includes even Karp’s in East Northport, which has just about everything. Turns out the manufacturer uses a very odd sized set of connections, and even they are out of stock for the indefinite future.

The new smoker has a bigger capacity than my old Weston, which I’ll fire up again when I get the parts. I’m looking forward to having both smokers going simultaneously. That will be a big help for all the smoked beers I do, but especially Vlad the Inhaler, which is 100% smoked.

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