Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > BoilerMakerTM - Boil Kettle Strainer
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-01-2009, 04:33 PM   #1
fatduck
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Minneapolis
Posts: 35
Default BoilerMakerTM - Boil Kettle Strainer

So I recently purchased a set of Boilermaker kettles. One of the options is a Boil Kettle Strainer, shown here, And before I spend the 40 bucks, does anyone have any opinions about this thing?

Thanks for the help.


fatduck is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 05:16 PM   #2
slnies
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
slnies's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Maple Lake MN
Posts: 867
Liked 9 Times on 9 Posts

Default

Works good with a whirlpool chilling set up.


__________________
Nies

Primary: American Wheat
Secondary: Phils Pils Clone
slnies is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 08:29 PM   #3
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 22,821
Liked 1340 Times on 878 Posts
Likes Given: 35

Default

I don't have that kettle but just in theory, it's a good design. It doesn't have a ton of screen surface area but it's meant to be used after a clockwise whirlpool so the debris wouldn't be near it anyway. I'd say it's worth $40.
__________________
Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
New 100% Stainless Steel Heating Elements are IN! ULWD 5500w Ripple, 2000w, 1500w, etc
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.
Bobby_M is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 08:34 PM   #4
tokolosh
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 95
Default

I heard it's good for whole hops, not so much with pellet.
__________________
"A single fact can spoil a good argument." - Anonymous
tokolosh is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 10:15 PM   #5
velotech
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Highlands Ranch, CO
Posts: 236
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I have one and I think it's worth it. But it can get clogged pretty easily using hop pellets directly in the boil. I use a hop bag for pellets.


__________________

_____________________________________________
velotech is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Boil Kettle lostspring Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 03-30-2011 06:39 PM
Boil Kettle Myrdhyn Equipment/Sanitation 11 10-29-2009 01:09 PM
Kettle Strainer... Padstack31 Equipment/Sanitation 3 11-11-2008 11:11 PM
Boil Kettle kdp Equipment/Sanitation 1 09-27-2008 03:30 PM
Turkey Fryer Kettle for Boil Kettle? SenorWanderer General Techniques 3 09-06-2007 07:52 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS