Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Brew pot
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-29-2010, 03:03 AM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Virginia
Posts: 102

Originally Posted by toronado13 View Post
I'm actually in the same boat right now, just got a kit for Christmas and I'm looking for a brew pot too... I have a question about some that I've seen with a valve and a thermometer in them. I understand the thermometer, but how about the valve? Would I really need that to start? or is the valve really more useful when I start doing full grain stuff? Just curious, it seems like it could be something extra to keep clean, etc... and didn't know if when you do use it, if you'd hook up a line to it or anything?
As the pot gets bigger they get heavy...

I use an immersion chiller and then an autosiphon. If you want to flow hot wort through a counter-flow chiller or pump it somewhere, the plastic siphon becomes less useable...

I started with a 5 gallon SS pot for $45 at Target. I added a $75 36 quart SS Bayou Classic pot (on Amazon). The 5 gallon is still used for heating mash and sparge water, so it isn't a waste and is better sized for stovetop duty...
PorterIdontknowher is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2010, 03:14 AM   #12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
msa8967's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Location: North Liberty, Iowa
Posts: 2,577
Liked 72 Times on 59 Posts
Likes Given: 78


Originally Posted by boostsr20 View Post
He meant 36 quart/9 gallon.
thanks for making this clear. Trying to compose, type and take care of our 8 month old son can make multi-tasking a bit difficult.

Mick Arnett
North Liberty, Iowa
"Beer will change the world. I don't know how, but it will."

msa8967 is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New to the Home Brew; Festa Brew Wheat with Honey! SeamusMac Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 26 08-27-2013 09:54 PM
Review brew plan/recipes for 2.5gallon Brew in bag experinment flipfloptan Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 09-20-2010 12:56 AM
True Brew to Real Brew Transition Help MatthewTCranford Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 08-08-2010 07:50 PM
True Brew Beer Kit - First time to brew. sverige82 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 12-09-2008 12:01 AM
Brew Shop closed. Best yeast to buy for hard apple cider brew? britishbloke Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 01-10-2007 03:48 AM

Newest Threads