What is your brewing setup?

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Setup Summary [Edited]

Postby jeff » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:36 pm

As far as I can see these are the main types of setups:

  1. Direct Heated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  2. Direct Heated HLT + Direct Heated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  3. Direct Heated HLT + Unheated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  4. Stovetop Infusion/Decoction Kettle + Direct Heated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  5. Stovetop Infusion/Decoction Kettle + Unheated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  6. Direct Heated HLT w/ Heat Exchanger Recirculation (HERMS) + Direct Heated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  7. Direct Heated HLT w/ Heat Exchanger Recirculation (HERMS) + Unheated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  8. Direct Heated HLT + Direct Heated Recirculation Canister (RIMS) + Direct Heated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  9. Direct Heated HLT + Direct Heated Recirculation Canister (RIMS) + Unheated Mash/Lauter Tun + Boil Kettle
  10. Mash in a Bag/Basket Direct Heated Mash/Lauter/Boil Kettle

Missing anything? What about commercial setups?
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I think mine would be closest to #2 (no pun intended)

Postby breidenbach » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:01 am

Three tier system:
HLT: direct heated Keggle
Mash: direct heated 10 gal SS mega pot with recirculation via a mach pump
Boil Kettle: 12 gal SS mega pot.
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Re: What is your brewing setup?

Postby turkeyjerky214 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:04 pm

Up until now, I've used a 17 gallon kettle as both my HLT and boil kettle while mashing in an Igloo 72qt cooler. I'm not brewing on a MoreBeer single tier sculpture. 15 gallon kettles for HLT, MLT, and BK with a digitally controlled HERMS system.
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