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Old 12-16-2011, 08:37 PM   #1
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Does anyone have experience with oil bath kettles? I got access to containers for a 1bbl brew system. Steam is a little to scary with the size I would need for me. I was thinking about using an oil bath for boiling and mashing. I know the idea of using oil around your wort would be scary, but I don't want this to be about that. Was thinking of using a double boiler system with oil in the outside bowl. It would be able to reach boiling temps and not scorch anything. I know there are some really smart people here and wanted to get some professional advice. Thanks for your help.

 
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Old 12-16-2011, 09:40 PM   #2
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I have heard of this but not applied to home brewing. This would scare the beejeebus out of me... Have you thought about making a steam infusion MLT instead of a steam jacket? IMO this would be pretty easy to do with a sanke keg and some tri-clover fittings...Just a thought.
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