Actual, Though Invisible, Progress

We received our permit from the building department to start exterior work. DTE is making a plan to protect the utility lines to and around the building. A flow test has confirmed we have sufficient water available for fire suppression.… Continue Reading…

Score!

Skip saw an ad pop up on line on Thursday evening past. “Bar & equipment for 2K,” it said. “Uhhh, fridges, too? Glasswasher? Sinks? Server station?” I asked. “Each of those fridges is worth 2K used!” He contacted the seller,… Continue Reading…

Planning Meeting

We had a meeting Friday to hopefully finalize our Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing system design. Here’s a summary of how it went.

What Have These Guys Been Doing?

Hola, amigos, I know it’s been a while since I rapped at ya… (1 Brownie point for those who recognize the reference) So what the *!@#?!!’s been happening? Well. Lots of wrangling over the final plans for submittal to the… Continue Reading…

Reunited

This is Perry. Remember how all my gadgets have names? This is a peristaltic pump unit, Perry for short, that I put together for unattendish* yeast collection from the fermenters at Kickstand Brewing Co, where I used to make beer.… Continue Reading…

Highway Star, Part 2

Since our three-wheel truck is finally legal to drive, we’ve taken it out for a few jaunts, and following each I’ve fixed some newly broken thing(s). As of now, the cooling system leaks no more, the engine doesn’t randomly shut… Continue Reading…

Highway Star

Actually, we try to minimize highway travel in this baby; staying under 35 keeps the excitement level tolerable. We’re finally street legal, so keep your eyes peeled for the most comically configured beer delivery vehicle in Detroit.

Who Wants A Puppy?

Who doesn’t? We decided quite some time ago that we wanted to have a puppy cannon in our taproom. Now, of course it can’t shoot real puppies, but we thought stuffed puppies would still be welcomed by most. Q: WHAAAAT?… Continue Reading…

Things Are Happening

… It just doesn’t look like it, yet. We’ve received our Federal licenses, and had our interview with the MLCC, which are milestones. Still working on the final construction plans. And pacing. A lot of pacing. Also gadget work, on… Continue Reading…