The Grainfather, is your all in one brewing system, to make beer from grain. The sleek look, user friendly, intuitive design, and innovative features, make this your perfect brewing companion for both experienced and beginner all grain brewers. It is made from high quality 304 grade stainless steel with a 8 US Gal capacity, designed to make up to 6 US Gal of beer from one brew. The Grainfather Connect includes The Grainfather unit and Counter Flow Wort Chiller.
The Grainfather is your all in one brewing system to make beer from grain. The sleek look, user friendly design, and innovative features, make this your perfect brewing companion for both new and experienced all grain brewers. This bundle comes with the brand new Connect Controller.
- 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
NOTE: The android app is currently in development, temporary version available)
NOTE: Required Specifications for the App are:
- Hardware: iPhone 4S or higher
- Software: iOS8 or higher . Must have Bluetooth 4.0 or higher
- Android (Currently in development, temporary version available, check Grainfather Facebook Page for current update)
- Hardware: Android 4.3 (API Level 18) or higher
- Software: Must have Bluetooth Low Energy (LE)/Bluetooth Smart
• 304 grade stainless steel superior body, with 8 US Gal (30 L) capacity
• Expandable grain basket to suit grain bills up to 20 lb
• A robust magnetic drive pump (6 watt, 1800 RPM) and wort recirculation pipe with insulated handle, ensuring consistent tempratures throughout the mash and maximising efficiencies
• Pump filter to keep hops and stray grain in the boiler, and your wort clear and bright
• Counter Flow Wort Chiller with copper inner coil, cooling your wort to <68°F within 20mins
• Brand New Connect Control Box that can be used in conjunction with the Connect App (and the recipe creator coming soon) for the ultimate brewing experience.
• Dual heating element (1600 watt and 400 watt elements) allowing you to switch between heating quickly to a vigorous boil and maintaining a stable temperature
• Tempered glass lid for maximum durability, heating efficiencies and visibility during your brewday
• Top and bottom mesh screens for your grain basket, allowing even distribution of your sparge water and ensuring no grain enters the boiler
PLEASE NOTE: All new Grainfathers contain a packaging strip in the boiler. This can be discarded before you begin brewing.
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