enamel pot scorched - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > enamel pot scorched
Cool Brewing Giveaway - Supporting Membership Drive & Discount

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-25-2009, 02:41 PM   #1
Andreas
Recipes 
 
Jan 2009
Burlington
Posts: 34


I noticed a small (1 inch) scorch on the inside of our relatively new (3 brews) enamel pot -- is this going to effect future brews?
-Andy



 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2009, 02:45 PM   #2
rsmith179
Recipes 
 
Feb 2009
Cleveland, OH
Posts: 933
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


Enamel pots are not optimal for brewing due to this very issue. As long as the enamel is not currently coming off, you should be safe to brew, but I would recommend going and at least picking up an aluminum stock pot. These can be found at the local restaurant supply stores and even Walmart. If you really want a good kettle, look for stainless, but aluminum will do just fine.
__________________
"Brewers enjoy working to make beer as much as drinking beer instead of working."
-Harold Rudolph

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Randall the Enamel Animal farrout DIY Projects 8 03-25-2009 06:15 PM
Enamel flakes in my wort!!! Brewkowski Equipment/Sanitation 10 08-19-2008 10:19 PM
Enamel Pot and Caramelization chase Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 9 01-09-2008 04:25 PM
Stainless versus Enamel SpecialEd Equipment/Sanitation 32 07-06-2006 03:06 PM
&%$#! Enamel pot done for? Levers101 Equipment/Sanitation 9 05-01-2006 02:56 PM


Forum Jump