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Old 08-30-2011, 09:01 PM   #21
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Any word on cost?

I'm guessing a Top Tier + Tower of Power + 3 Boilermakers + Therminator and other accessories will easily be in the range of the Sabco and MoreBeer setups.


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Old 08-31-2011, 09:42 PM   #22
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It looks you will need to have some kind of a brew stand to use this.


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Old 09-02-2011, 01:44 AM   #23
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Here's a high-res image link to one of the temp modules on Blichmann's site:
http://www.blichmannengineering.com/...rol_module.jpg
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:11 AM   #24
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It looks you will need to have some kind of a brew stand to use this.
This is definately just an add on to your current gas fired system, one unit per burner. In the description it says they can be ganged to control multiple burners. The coolest feature is the magnetic flow switch on the sight tube to monitor for slow flow.
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:51 AM   #25
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Ok, I take it all back - this TOP thing looks very cool indeed! And of course, plenty blingy

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Old 12-11-2011, 01:26 AM   #26
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Here is an article on the tower. It looks awesome!

http://homebrewacademy.com/blichmann-tower-of-power
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Old 12-13-2011, 12:03 AM   #27
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I'm really curious about the cost of this thing. Planning a Brutus 10 build in the spring (I was lying in the comments of that post) and a Brutus 10 + Tower of Power would be a thing of beauty.
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Old 12-13-2011, 12:06 AM   #28
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Is this thing designed to support a HERMS system (i.e., fire the HLT) or a direct fire mash tun?
Both. Either.
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Old 12-13-2011, 12:11 AM   #29
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This thing looks interesting. Any idea how much it costs.
The full shebang is something like $600-$800 depending on options from what I recall. That is from a conversation I had with one of the Blichmann guys (not John) during the demo at NHC. Keep in mind that that is for one controller, and the demonstration unit I believe has two controllers (one for HLT, one for mash recirc).

The way it is demonstrated is basically a RIMS configuration, but there is nothing from preventing you to set it up as a HERMS or other configurations, either. You don't need a TopTier or other Blichmann stuff to use it, although obviously it also is designed to work with their other products.
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Old 01-03-2012, 10:08 PM   #30
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I've had a great time brewing with all of my blichmann gear minus my auto sparge. Looking forward to hearing more reviews about this and seeing what the official MSRP comes out to be.


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