Both GW Kent and St. Pats sell those tanks. I’d just look at the new price for a 2000L tank. They usually don’t have too many special features other than a manway or a closed vs. Variable Capacity head.
I don’t have too much experience yet with the ball valve method, but it appears to be working alright for now. The idea is that you still have to close off the valve enough to keep your supply side a higher pressure than your return. If the valve to the tank opens, it offers the glycol another path to the low pressure side. Just my basic…[Read more]
Our approach to this has been to stick to what breweries are required to do for compliance. We figure that by the time the meads or ciders go to the taproom, they have passed into a Tax-Paid area anyway. So from a tax perspective, we’re covered. So it comes down to labels. Under 7% ABV, you’re under FDA jurisdiction anyway, but 7%+ is COLA. We…[Read more]
I know there aren’t many people with commercial mead making experience. But we are open to experienced (and preferably award-winning) home mead makers. But at the very least, it would be best if you had commercial wine or beer making experience.
AMMA is the only national meadery association. The number of commercial meaderies in the U.S. has increased from approximately 30 in 2003, to about 200 in 2013, with about 50 additional wineries and b […]