- Brooklyn BrewShop – via Amazon, has a lineup of small batch all grain recipes and equipment kits that are generally economical and get you homebrewing small batches of all grain beer.
- Top Post: Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing + Water Calculation Spreadsheet – our step by step technique for brewing stop top all grain batches easily and on the cheap
Mash Tuns, Mashing and Coolers
- Making a Mash Tun MLT – Start All Grain Brewing!
- William’s Brewing 12″ False Bottom – includes protective silicone lip & wort pickup tube
- Building a Mash Tun – step by step from the AHA – uses this style of cooler – Coleman 48-Quart Cooler – via Amazon
- Igloo 10 Gallon Seat Top Beverage – via Amazon
Mash Paddles and Stirring
- 24″ Stainless Brewer’s Whisk – Extract, All Grain and Whirlpooling – via Amazon – This fantastic whisk works great as a mash paddle & more – Review
- King Kooker 3604 36-Inch Stainless Steel Paddle – via Amazon
- Search Amazon for “Mash Paddle”
- Mash Paddles at MoreBeer
- Mash Paddles at Adventures in Homebrewing
- Mash Paddle – 36 inch Stainless Steel (With Drilled Holes) AG431A – via MoreBeer
Brew in a Bag [BIAB]
BIAB uses a low cost cloth bag as a filter. This allows you to brew all grain beer using a single kettle. It’s easy and cheaper to get started vs a dedicated all grain setup.
- BIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet – easy water and temp calculations
- The Brew Bag – Purpose Made BIAB
- Get a Bag! Search Amazon for “BIAB Bag”
- Brew In a Bag: Brew fantastic craft beers at home using the All Grain brew in a bag method
- Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing Using BIAB
- BIAB: Brew in a Bag – Easy All Grain Homebrew! – Gear, Resources & Reviews
- Update International-STR1475 14.75″ Chrome-Plated Steamer Rack – Place in your compatible kettle to keep your Brew in a Bag/BIAB bag from sitting directly on the bottom, helping to prevent scorching. – Also: Search Amazon for “Steamer Rack”
Grain Mills and Milling Grain
Crush is a pretty big deal when it comes to efficiency. Homebrew shops have a tendency to under mill grain. I think the reason for that is ease of use, with the thinking that a more coarse crush equals few stuck mashes and more happy customers. I guess it’s possible that a shop mill could over mill grain too. The point is, when you’re using someone else’s mill, it’s up to them how you mill your grain.
Milling your own grain… 1. Gives you control over the crush of your grain. That’s a big factor in efficiency. 2. A mill allows you to fine tune for your equipment and process. You know what the crush is going to be since you set it. 3. A mill allows you to save money by buying whole bags of grain at a discount, and 3. The shelf life of unmilled grain is longer than pre-milled grain. Freshly milled grain = better tasting beer.
- The Barley Crusher MaltMill – via Valuebrew – Hands on Review
- The Barley Crusher MaltMill – 15 lb Hopper – via Valuebrew – Hands on Review
- Barley Crusher & Cereal Killer Motor Kit – via Valuebrew
- Cereal Killer Grain Mill – Hands On Review
- Mighty Mills at MoreBeer
- Monster Mills – Hands on Review
- MaltMuncher Mills and Motors from William’s Brewing
- MaltMuncher Mills and Motors from MoreBeer
- The Barley Crusher Grain and Malt Mill
- The Evill Twin Grain and Malt Mill
- Ss Brewtech Grain Mill
- Crop Duster Grain Mill
- Our Lineup of Grain Mill Reviews
- There are new offerings all the time – search Amazon for “homebrew grain mill” to shop around and see what may be available
- Should You Buy a Homebrew Grain Mill?
- What Drill Should I Use with My Homebrew Grain Mill?
All Grain-Related Reviews:
A collection of reviews that we’ve tagged as directly or indirectly related to all grain brewing
Bulk Grain Storage Options
- Vittles Vault Airtight Stackable Pet Food Container – popular for grain storage – via Amazon – Hands on Review
- Gamma Seal Lids via Amazon – works with standard 5 gallon buckets. The base stays installed on the bucket and the lid spins off easily and has an airtight seal. No more prying off bucket lids. My estimate for storage capacity is about 5 lbs per gallon. So, a 5 gallon bucket holds about 25 lbs of grain. That’s an estimate.
- Resource Post: Storage Options! – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME
Electric All Grain Systems and Induction
- Our Lineup of Brew System Reviews
- ]Hands on Review: Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil Electric Brewery
- Hands on Review: Robobrew All Grain Brewing System
- Hands on Review: Wort Hog Turnkey Electric e-BIAB System
- BrewEasy Systems from Blichmann – via Adventures in Homebrewing – includes electric and gas options
- Speidel Braumeister Electric Systems and Accessories – via MoreBeer
Get a Deal on Bulk Grain
A Deal on All Grain Kits
Adventures in Homebrewing discounts seasonal homebrew beer recipe kits by 20%. Selections include both all grain and extract options.
I use my homebrew pump for vorlaufing/recirculating, transferring from my mash tun to brew kettle, chilling with a recirculating wort chiller and transferring to my fermenter. You could also use a brewing pump to recirculate ice water for your wort chiller. Pumps are a necessity if you want to use a plate chiller. You really need one to properly clean and sanitize your plate chiller. Smaller pumps could be used as part of a brew system solely for moving wort from vessel to vessel. In addition a lower temperature capable self priming pump is available for moving uncarbonated, but fermented beer and wine from vessel to vessel.
- Our Lineup of Pump Reviews
- March High Flow Pump – via MoreBeer
- Chugger, Stainless Steel, Center Inlet – via Adventures in Homebrewing
- MARK II WORT PUMP – via William’s Brewing
- Homebrew Pump Discounts, Deals and Resources – homebrew pump uses, recent deals + available models and manufacturers
All Grain Recipe Formulation and Calculations
- Brewfather! Brewfather offers a free full feature trial. After the trial period, you’ll still have access via a limited, non-expiring account – Hands on Review
- Homebrewing Spreadsheets – Brewing Spreadsheet, Brew in a Bag and Small Batch – Homebrew Finds designed and tested – quick and easy water and temperature calculation for three common scenarios.
- Free Brewing Calculators from MoreBeer
- Designing Great Beers: The Ultimate Guide to Brewing Classic Beer Styles by Ray Daniels via Amazon
Water and pH
- Our Lineup of Water Related Reviews – includes multiple filter systems & more
- Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewer by Palmer and Kaminski – via Amazon
- Amazon Best Sellers in Lab pH Meters
- Hands on Review: Milwaukee MW102 and PH55 pH Meters
Miscellaneous Gear and Tips
- Rubbermaid Commercial Products Gallon Pitcher – Review
- Putting Together a “Brew Day Box”
- Rubbermaid Commercial Bus Tubs for Brew Day
- 1/2″ ID x 3/4″ OD High Temp Silicone Tubing – via Pro Flow Dynamics
- Top Post: Camlock Cam & Groove Disconnects for Brew Day
- Top Post: Short On Time? Time Saving Homebrew Tips!
- Top Post: Easy Upgrades for Brew Day
Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application. Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application. Always read and follow manufacturer directions. tag:itsapage resourcepage:allgrain