Looking at a used Glycol chiller
Know the current owner and believe it was well maintained
Originally purchased in 2012
Have replaced the process pump and the solenoid valve
2 ton capacity purchased from Vintner’s Vault TC-001502
Sells new for $7500
Pros and Cons on purchasing used?
What’s a good fair price ?
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If anyone is interested I have recently acquired a bunch of barrels of USDA Certified Organic Brazilian Wildflower honey. I will have barrels here in Richmond. Price is going to be very attractive. Please email me at email@example.com if you are interested.
I have had conversation with VA ABC and they have indicated that to be considered a farm winery we will need minimum of 51% of our honey produced on land we own or land we lease. They also want some honey production at the meadery. We will install 1-2 hives on our roof. Thanks for the ideas/suggestions.
We are looking to set up a lease arrangement with an apiary, to produce a threshold 51% of honey for mead production. This would allow us to meet requirements in the Commonwealth of Virginia to obtain a Farm Winery license.
Currently, as we buy honey (from VA beekeepers), we are designated as a Commercial Winery. This prohibits us from charging…[Read more]
I have a finished mead that is TTB formula approved.
I want to make a variant that will be barrel aged and have additions of fruit and spice.
Is there a straight forward way to move forward with this?
Is it a new formula? Simply a copy of approved, with the additional steps?
Thanks in advance!
What are some DIY solutions folks might have used to cool/chill non-jacketed tanks? I agree temperature control is key. Is it possible to effectively cool a 2000L single wall tank (44 inches wide) without Glycol?