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  1. SmokeyRydr

    Tired of HERMS, considering RIMS

    I'm not real happy with my HERMS process flow and considering switching to RIMS. I'd like your advice. Rig: I've got a good 3-vessle set of Keggles & dual pumps. my HLT has a HERMS coil installed and a 120v electric heater w/ PID control. I run the boil kettle with a gas burner and don't run...
  2. N

    New York Automated HERMS, Pump,plate/copper chillers, carboy, flip top bottles, and much more, NYC

    Selling fully automated brewing system, everything in pristine condition. Local delivery or pick up. Prices as below, please make an offer, everything must go asap, will give you more free the more you buy, payment in cash/venmo/paypal. Braumeister v1 50L HERMS automated brew kettle, 210v...
  3. SkoobaSteve

    Two Tier HERMS Brew Stand and Equipment for sale

    Gentlemen, The wife and I recently welcomed our first kid into the world and naturally, the rig is having to find a new home. I built this rig over the past 5 or so years. It’s a two tier HERMS with 3 keggles, a chugger pump, plate chiller and two burners all on casters. Between the HERMS...
  4. T

    Electric Brewery for sale

    Hi all! Selling my 15gal Keggle HERMS brewery setup. I've had the brewery for over 6 years now and it's been a workhorse; thanks to Kal's (TheElectricBrewery.com) excellent build plans! The setup is capable of 10-12 gallon batches. Unfortunately with kids and work I haven't found time to brew...
  5. S

    Kettle Port Configuration

    Here's what I have planned... All fluid transfer connections are positioned at zero degrees at the front of the kettles, while the heating elements are positioned at 135 degrees (BK) and at -135 degrees (HLT). Does it make a difference as to the positioning of the fluid transfer connections...
  6. gordol

    Colorado For Sale, Denver, CO: $5000 - Custom built stainless steel electric induction HERMS brewery setup, includes EVERYTHING!

    Custom built stainless steel HERMS brewery setup, includes... Built this myself, it's a legit setup. Custom built HERMS system 10 gal BK w/ 3000w induction 10 gal HLT w/ 1800w induction 10 gal MT w/ custom made stainless steel false bottom stainless steel bulkheads, valves, and thermowells...
  7. S

    3 Vessel 16 Gallon Configuration

    So, I inherited, then modified this system. It came to me with three 16 gallon vessels, each with two ports near the bottom; the higher of the two for a physical analog thermometer and the lower for a ball valve. I added 240v 5500w ripple elements via 1-1/2" tri-clamp bulkheads, HERMS coils...
  8. N

    For Sale Automated HERMS Brew System - Braumeister 50L 220v, NYC/Hoboken 07310, pick-up

    Selling fully automated brewing system, everything in pristine condition. Local delivery or pick up. Prices as below, obo, payment in cash/venmo/paypal. Braumeister 50L HERMS automated brew kettle, 210v ($1,700) -Full set of accessories to accompany, ss spoon, gloves, funnel, extension cord...
  9. N

    Complete system Braumeister, fermenters, kegerator, NYC/Hoboken 07310, everything must go, pick up or local delivery only.

    Former pro brewer selling compact professional homebrew setup. Items may be purchased individually, best deal for complete system. Local delivery or pick up. Prices as below, obo, payment in cash/venmo/paypal. Asking $3,000 all in or best offer, prices as individual items below: Braumeister...
  10. A

    For Sale Complete HERMS 3-Tier with Tippy-Dump

    Well it's time for me to part with this system. Making room for other hobbies. This is a complete brew rig. It's a two-tier 10 gal system with the following features; tippy dump MT with sparge manifold arm and false bottom screen, keg HLT (temp controlled) with three way valve which is...
  11. D

    HERMS system for 2bbl brewery

    Hi guys. I'm building my 2bbl brewery. I need the opinion from more experienced brewers. Does HERMS coil makes sense for 2bbl brewery?
  12. J

    Between Brews: DIY HLT and Heat Exchanger

    I have been using a combo HLT/heat exchanger since I added HERMS (Heat Exchanger Recirculating Mash System) to my original gravity feed brew rig. A friend had an old keg and wanted something just like mine so I offered to do the conversion for him, essentially duplicating my original build. I...
  13. F

    RIMS or HERMS: Understanding Mashing Equipment

    If you’re looking for ways to maintain better consistency across your recipes every time you brew, you’ll want to look at consistency in your mash rests. Basic rests being Acid (95°F – 113°F), Protein (113°F – 138°F), and Saccharification (beta-amylase 131°F – 150°F, alpha-amylase 150°F – 160°F)...
  14. P

    Growing Out of BIAB: Reasons to Consider An MLT

    Moving from extract brewing to all-grain can be like earning a badge of honor in home brewing. Many who started extract brewing have never seen the need to expand into more complicated or exacting recipes, nor have needed that jump to be fair, as many award winning brews are extract-based (or at...
  15. J

    Budget HERMS System - Part Two

    Initial considerations First, I strongly suggest that if you haven’t read Part One of this series, it might be a good idea to do so. In that segment, I discussed my reasons for using the approach described here. This portion is more of a hands-on, procedural description of how to achieve that...
  16. J

    Budget Herms System - Part One

    Mash recirculation is a popular technique. Most of the new integrated single-vessel packages (Grainfather, etc.) include the feature. A growing number of home brewers today incorporate mash recirculation in their BIAB or multiple vessel rigs, frequently adding temperature control through either...
  17. P

    Moving from Gas to Electric Brewing

    Brewing with Natural Gas, Propane, then Electric This article covers the variety of systems that I have used for homebrewing beer over the last 5 years. Brewing first in my kitchen on the stove-top using natural gas, then out to the garage using propane and then lastly going back inside and down...
  18. C

    Uanitus - Two Tier Single Pump Half Barrel System Build

    Below is a brew stand I designed. I call it, "Uanitus". The reason for this name is partly due to my belief in home brewing and partly on how it came together. Well that, and it sounds good. My belief, or mission statement, for my dream brewing company is, "To create lasting memories through the...
  19. G

    DIY add on for HERMS Brewing Rig

    Here's a tale of wort aeration/oxygenation and HERMS build for you. I first started brewing beer using canned syrup in tin cans. It seemed to me that every beer made tasted like metal. So I decided to read and read some more on the subject. I tried all grain mash on my kitchen stove and loved...
  20. E

    Homemade HERMS with Bottom Drain MLT

    Like many of the homebrewers I know, I started my own adventure in homebrewing with a single brew pot making extract brews on the stovetop. After the success of my first batch of "Multigrain Red", I was hooked. More than eight years, and hundreds of gallons later, I can't imagine many hobbies...
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