About, from Great Fermentations: “Now with the NEW GrainFather Connect Controller! Control the GrainFather with your iPhone or Android device!
The Grainfather is here! This all-in-one electric brewing system is compact and easy-to-use, allowing you to easily make five gallons of all-grain beer with minimal time and effort! Two years of research and development, with a design and engineering team working closely with the commercial beer industry, went into the production of the Grainfather, and now it is ready for the general public! This system allows you to easily mash, boil, sparge and chill for the perfect beer every time. Whether you are just starting out in all-grain brewing or a seasoned pro, the Grainfather offers an electric system with a small footprint that can be used indoors to brew and take time off your brew day. The perfect small all-grain system, brew your beer and save time today with the Grainfather!”More Info
- Mash, sparge, boil and chill – all in one system!
- The electric 120v Grainfather can safely be run indoors or outside.
- Compact and easy to use!
- Built in heating element is controllable with the control panel gives you precise hot-side temperature control!
- Expandable grain basket allows you to dial in grist to water ratios for perfect mashing every time.
- Included pump recirculates wort for maximum temperature stability and efficiency.
- Easy to clean -parts are easily disassembled and cleaned, with the ability to recirculate cleaner through the unit.
- Take time off your brew day!
CONTROL BOX FOR HEAT & POWER CONTROL
Use the Connect Control Box in conjunction with the Connect App (and the recipe creator coming soon) for the ultimate brewing experience. The control box has Bluetooth connection to your mobile device so it can be controlled remotely. This allows you to multitask or simply relax while brewing and then be alerted when to return to your next step.
- PID algorithm works in conjunction with a triac for more stable heating and so you can control power output
- Programmable step mashing
- Delayed heating – fill your Grainfather with water the night before and wake up to your water at strike temperature ready for brewing straight away
- Change between celsius and fahrenheit easily
- Waterproof graphic display
- Use in manual mode or with app
GRAINFATHER CONNECT APP FOR AUTOMATION
- Grainfather Grain Kit recipes provided in the app
- Ability to import recipes (Beer XML files) – NOTE: iOS9 and higher
- Set your own boil temperature (for different altitudes)
- Change between celsius and fahreheit easily
- Grainfather calculators provided in app
- Construction: 304 Stainless Steel (SS Components)
- Heating Power: 1600W
- Capacity: 8 gallon (30L)
As of this posting, Great Fermentations has this marked down to $798.98. This is a $200 savings. Check GF for current price and availability.
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