by Gary Gulley on October 9, 2013 · 2 comments

in Brewhouse, Equipment, Fermenters, Investment, Leasing, Small Business Loan

Uber quick post. Last week I was approved for my small business loan which is HUGE! More investors on board (and room for a few more). Lease negotiations seem to be complete, contract being written up now. Will be ordering 20 BBL brew house, 40 BBL fermenters, 40 BBL bright tank, 40BBL hot liquor tank […]


Wandering About Equipment

by Gary Gulley on August 24, 2013 · 5 comments

in Brewhouse, Equipment, Fermenters

Ha! See the title of this post? It’s a pun! You’ll see how in a second, but right now let’s just talk about how incredibly inventive I am! I’m the goddamn Einstein of puns. Alright then. I’ve been collaborating a lot with my friend from brewing school, Chad, who is opening Wander Brewing in Bellingham, […]


As I mentioned last week, I’ll be doing short and sweet blog posts just to let everyone know I’m still alive and moving along.  I spent a lot of time this week tweaking my cash flow and profit and loss spreadsheets and completed the break even analysis spreadsheet.  At this point, I’m pretty confident in […]


If you checked out my Panic Brewing Facebook page over the weekend, you probably saw some updates from the Craft Beer Conference. I was at the trade show portion on Friday only. I had a great time and learned a lot. Here are a few quick tidbits: I already knew Premier Stainless made excellent equipment, but […]


Equipment 101: Brewhouse Part I

by Gary Gulley on February 17, 2012 · 0 comments

in Brewhouse, Equipment

This will be the first in a series of posts on the kinds of equipment you’ll need to open a brewery and where to get it.  I won’t claim to know a fraction of what there is to know on this stuff, but I’ll share what I THINK I know and anything I learn along […]