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This is the brewshed from the outside, and a close-up of the bar area. The bar pulls out to almost the full width of the shed for when we have larger gatherings.

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It was originally intended to be a shed to store some tools and a bar but I took up brewing more seriously, evicted the tools, and repurposed the shed. This is from the re-fit where you see me installing pipework and control wires for temperature control of a fermentation cupboard and the shed itself.
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Fitting the insulation and on the floor you see the glycol chiller that keeps everything cool. This is boxed in with it’s own air inlet under the bar and exhaust to the right, aided by a fan when the temperature gets to 30C. The pipework on the left is the beer python under construction.
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Here I’ve finished the inside with ply, protected from any condensation using yacht varnish. You can see the boxed in chiller here with it’s controls visible.
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Inside, the fermentation cupboard has space for 4 fermenters (30litre buckets!). The temperature is controlled but I do have the small limitation that all 4 spaces are at the same temperature. Above the fermentation cupboard is a shelf for two King Kegs that I use for clearing beer prior to bottling.
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On the left is all the plumbing for the kegs and you saw there are shelves at the far end.
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This is great thanks for sharing! You can tell a lot of thought and care went into this.
 

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There’s a separate section at the back of our garage where I’ve set up:
 

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Here are a couple of pics, what started out as a shed for tools and a bike took a funny turn when I discovered beer making😁 I will attach a couple more on the next message to see how it has taken over my life and I still have room for another tap 😀
 

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The project is still growing...what a great way to use any spare time 👍
 

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This is the brewshed from the outside, and a close-up of the bar area. The bar pulls out to almost the full width of the shed for when we have larger gatherings.

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It was originally intended to be a shed to store some tools and a bar but I took up brewing more seriously, evicted the tools, and repurposed the shed. This is from the re-fit where you see me installing pipework and control wires for temperature control of a fermentation cupboard and the shed itself.
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Fitting the insulation and on the floor you see the glycol chiller that keeps everything cool. This is boxed in with it’s own air inlet under the bar and exhaust to the right, aided by a fan when the temperature gets to 30C. The pipework on the left is the beer python under construction.
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Here I’ve finished the inside with ply, protected from any condensation using yacht varnish. You can see the boxed in chiller here with it’s controls visible.
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Inside, the fermentation cupboard has space for 4 fermenters (30litre buckets!). The temperature is controlled but I do have the small limitation that all 4 spaces are at the same temperature. Above the fermentation cupboard is a shelf for two King Kegs that I use for clearing beer prior to bottling.
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On the left is all the plumbing for the kegs and you saw there are shelves at the far end.
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That’s fantastic! What an awesome set upA few pics of my gazebar below.

My brewery has been out of commission since June, when it packed up at the start of the mash! I have used the spare time I now have to finish the gazebar and upgrade my brew space (work in progress)… I have built an insulated fermentation chamber too, but wondered if I should carry on with the fridge for cooler ferments or have something in there to cool as well! @Hazelwood Brewery - What did you do? Do you use the chiller to cool the lines or the whole shed or both?
 

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I have built an insulated fermentation chamber too, but wondered if I should carry on with the fridge for cooler ferments or have something in there to cool as well! @Hazelwood Brewery - What did you do? Do you use the chiller to cool the lines or the whole shed or both?

I use the chiller to do everything. I removed the recirculation pump and in it’s place I put three small, powerful submersible pumps. One runs continuously and keeps the python cold, the other two are powered via Inkbirds; one in my fermentation cupboard and the other in the main shed. Both of the circuits controlled by Inkbirds feed a radiator (car radiator in the shed, CPU radiator in the fermentation cupboard) and fans suck air through the radiators.

The chiller (a Maxi 310) also has 4 product lines and the four beer taps to the left are routed through those product coils.

My shed is quite small and is very well insulated with 3” Kingspan in the walls and under the floor, and 9” in the roof space. The chiller works flawlessly at temperatures up to about 26C and then starts to struggle to provide all that cooling but still performed well through those really hot days we had recently. The shed is normally at 13-14C and rose to 16.2 on the hottest day.
 
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I use the chiller to do everything. I removed the recirculation pump and in it’s place I put three small, powerful submersible pumps. One runs continuously and keeps the python cold, the other two are powered via Inkbirds; one in my fermentation cupboard and the other in the main shed. Both of the circuits controlled by Inkbirds feed a radiator (car radiator in the shed, triple CPU radiator in the fermentation cupboard) and fans suck air through the radiators.

The chiller (a Maxi 310) also has 4 product lines and the four beer taps to the left are routed through those product coils.

My shed is quite small and is very well insulated with 3” Kingspan in the walls and under the floor, and 9” in the roof space. The chiller works flawlessly at temperatures up to about 26C and then starts to struggle to provide all that cooling but still performed well through those really hot days we had recently. The shed is normally at 13-14C and rose to 16.2 on the hottest day.
Fantastic, thanks. I have a two-line shelf cooler that is gathering dust and I was wondering if I could use to help maintain temperatures in the fermentation chamber. Was considering (but dismissed) running product line around the back of the chamber, but maybe a small radiator is the way to go. More thinking required. So you have a separate cupboard for fermentation outside of the shed, does that maintain temps well outside?
 
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Fantastic, thanks. I have a two-line shelf cooler that is gathering dust and I was wondering if I could use to help maintain temperatures in the fermentation chamber. Was considering (but dismissed) running product line around the back of the chamber, but maybe a small radiator is the way to go. More thinking required. So you have a separate cupboard for fermentation outside of the shed, does that maintain temps well outside?
The fermentation cupboard is inside the main shed. From standing where the door is and looking left (you can just see the radiator/fan top left corner):
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Stepping inside the shed and looking to the right. The box on the wall is the control panel housing the Inkbirds and you can see the insulated door to the right of the picture. The door in front is the fermentation cupboard:
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The fermentation cupboard is inside the main shed. From standing where the door is and looking left (you can just see the radiator/fan top left corner):
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Stepping inside the shed and looking to the right. The box on the wall is the control panel housing the Inkbirds and you can see the insulated door to the right of the picture. The door in front is the fermentation cupboard:
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Superb, makes sense it’s all in the same space. I’ll have a good ponder about cooling, just concerned about condensation though doesn’t seem to be an issue for you.
 
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