Stainless Steel Center Inlet Chugger Pump – $123.24, Compare at $220

Center Inlet, Stainless Steel Head Chugger Pump via Adventures in Homebrewing.  This is a high temp capable pump that can handle liquids up to 250 deg F.  Made from FDA Compliant food safe materials.  Always be careful when handling hot liquids and read and follow manufacturers instructions.  An optional 3/4″ to 1/2″ stainless steel reducer is an available option on the product page.

Pump Specifications

from AIH…

  • Stainless Steel Head Chugger Pump
  • Add the optional reducer to make a 1/2″ FPT on the inlet port
  • Model : Chugger SS-C
  • Chugger SS Center Inlet Pump 3/4″ Inlet x 1/2″ outlet.MPT
  • 316 Stainless Steel (Front Housing)
  • 316 Stainless Steel (Rear Housing)
  • Teflon (Thrust Washer)
  • CLEAR Silicone (O-Ring)
  • POLYSULFONE (Impeller)
  • Max Flow 7 GPM 22.7 LPM
  • Max Head 18.6 FT 4.1 M
  • Power .04 HP .029 KW
  • Electrical 115V 50/60HZ
  • Non-Submersible
  • 60HZ 50HZ
  • Can handle liquids of 250F
  • Materials are FDA Food Compliant
  • Components are UL Recognized


I use my brewing pump for vorlaufing/recirculating, transferring from my mash tun to brew kettle, chilling with a recirculating wort chiller and transferring to my fermenter.

As of this posting this is selling for $144.99.  Check product page for up to the minute price, description and availability.

Save 15%!  Adventures in Homebrewing is discounting order of $49 or more by 15%.  No coupon code is necessary.  Nearly everything, including many items that are already on sale work with this sale.   A few exceptions apply.  See Terms and Conditions for complete details.  15% Off Adventures in Homebrewing! | Bundles with Sale Items!  That makes this pump $123.24.

For comparison, MoreBeer has this pump (or what appears to be a very similar pump) for $219.99.  I have no idea why that offering costs so much.  My concern is that this may be a sign of things to come with regards to homebrew pump pricing.

Chugger Pump Stainless Steel-Center

Update: This promo has expired or pricing, availability or description has changed – Check the supplier’s site or product page for current availability

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