Designing a Home Brewery with John Blichmann- BeerSmith Podcast #246

John Blichmann joins me this week to discuss how to design the perfect home brewery. John is the President of Blichmann Engineering and an avid home brewer.

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Topics in This Week’s Episode (38:55)

  • This week I welcome back John Blichmann. John is the President and founder of Blichmann Engineering, one of the premiere suppliers of home and professional brewing equipment. John is also an avid home brewer.
  • We start with a short section on some of the new things going on at Blichmann Engineering
  • John explains some of the advantages of having a dedicated home brewery space.
  • We talk about the advantages of brewing inside vs outside
  • John shares the first step in planning your brewery
  • He tells us some of the principles of good brewery design
  • We discuss cleaning and how the cleaning experience can be made simpler
  • John talks about other considerations including a good water supply, drain and ventilation options
  • He shares thoughts on safety especially related to electric brewing systems
  • We talk about safety in general and how you want to avoid carrying hot wort, slips and falls and other hazards
  • John shares his closing tips on building the perfect home brewery.


Thanks to John Blichmann for appearing on the show and also to you for listening!
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