Last week to Enter the Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Fermenters Favorites All Grain
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-31-2014, 04:35 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 2
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Fermenters Favorites All Grain

Hey all,

I am ready to take the step to all grain brewing and am wondering if anyone has any experience or opinion on the 10 Gal fermenters favorites all grain kit that NorthernBrewer is selling? If there are any other recommendations it would be much appreciated!


DayTimeDan is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-01-2014, 09:10 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: oak creek, wi
Posts: 12
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


I assume you're referring to this kit, for $200? :

It depends on whether you have more money, or more time. The kit itself is fine. IMHO you don't necessarily need a cooler for a hot liquor tank (if you have two kettles with spigots, you can use one of them for sparging), but depending on your setup, it might be useful to have it.

I've made 4 of my own mash tuns (which easily double as hot liquor tanks). The process is much easier now that I know what I need, but the first time I probably made three trips to the hardware store.

10 gallon coolers are about $45-$50, and I found that with all the parts, the cheapest I could get a spigot and strainer were about $20 at the hardware store. So, $130-$150 for 2 mash tuns.

If you're more interested in brewing than making brewing equipment, or just don't have the time, the starter kit is probably the easier way to go.

sultan is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pennsylvania Brew Magic, Fermenters, Grain Mill, Chill Wizard, Tanks, and Gadgets millerblee For Sale 23 01-21-2013 11:18 PM
Fermenters/Grain storage find fosgate Equipment/Sanitation 3 11-21-2012 01:02 AM
For Sale - For Sale HDPE Fermenters/Grain Storage Containers tealio For Sale 48 05-25-2012 06:16 PM
Winter ale favorites Ztp All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 09-18-2011 12:07 AM
For Sale - San Diego - All grain equipment and keggles and fermenters (not mine) carnevoodoo For Sale 6 05-22-2009 07:50 PM

Newest Threads