Grainfather Complete Starter Set

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Latest updated UK version. In stock now. 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 experienced and beginner all grain brewers. This is a suggested starter set and should include the items below by default but only items selected will be invoiced so please check that your basket contains all the items your require before completing your order. Grain Father GrainFather Stainless Steel Fermentor Starsan Steriliser Hydrometer Tubing Recipe pack Brewing book Plus full instructions and aftersales support. Into distilling? Simply change the top to the Alchemist Series Pot Still Setup and you can distil from grain too. What more could you ask for? (Please check local legal requirements for using the equipment for this purpose and obtain any required certificates). The units are very well packaged and sent fully insured. In the unlikely event that the item is damaged in transit we will fix any issues straight away. This superior unit includes: 304 grade stainless steel superior body, with 30L (8 US Gal) capacity Expandable grain basket to suit grain bills up to 9kg 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 <20°c within 20mins Toughened plastic control box and display screen, giving you total tempetature and pump control. Dial in the exact temperature for your mash, allowing both step mashing and single temperature mashing with very fast ramp up between steps Dual heating element (2000 watt and 500 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 Clips to easily convert your Grainfather into a home distillery with the Alembic Pot Still Setup 1 year full product warranty Brewing support direct from the manufacturers For software calculations use the following Add 2.7L water for every KG of grain. There is a 3.5L dead space underneath the basket when it is in the boiler. Use this calculation to work out the mash water amount : (Grain weight x 2.7) +3.5 = mash water Boil 3L per hour boil off (this is from a 28L pre boil volume. If you have a 20L pre boil volume this will be 3.5L per hour boil off. ) Efficiency Average mash efficiency 85% (this is the average based on many trials and can vary depending on grains. Highest mash efficiency I have had is 88.7% and lowest is 79%) Other factors 2L lost to trub
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Up to 500g sent Royal Mail 1st Class 501 - 1kg Sent Royal Mail First Class

1kg - 1.5kg Sent Royal Mail 1st Class

Over 1.5kg to 30kg Sent Parcel Force

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£5.99 (24 hr) (Free non priority despatch option on orders over £65*)

£30 for Saturday delivery.



£11.99 (48 HR)

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£2.99 £3.99 £4.99 £16.50 (48HR)

UK Costs for orders over £65

Up to 500g sent Royal Mail 1st Class 501 - 1kg Sent Royal Mail First Class

1kg - 1.5kg Sent Royal Mail 1st Class

Over 1.5kg to 30kg Sent Parcel Force

Zone 1 - UK Mainland (all postcodes not mentioned in zone 2 and 3)

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1st 30kg Free .

Additional 30kg £5.99 but free with each additional £65 spend

£30 for Saturday delivery.



1st 30kg £6.00 - £11.99/additional 30kg

Zone 1 - Isle of Wight

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1st 30kg £8.00 - £13.99/additional 30kg

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Croatia £31.50 £31.50 £25.50 £31.50
Malta £64.00 £31.50 £58.00 £31.50
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  1. 100%
    Great kit.

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    I've performed two brews so far using this kit.

    It's really easy to set up using a fairly small footprint in the kitchen. The Android App worked perfectly and got me running a Wreck the Halls kit through on day 1. OK, I made a small schoolboy error or two but it's part of the learning process. The whole process was a pretty relaxing one, good fun and the smells were great! Sparging was easy with the heater and I found the stainless fermenter pretty easy to use too.

    The Wreck the Halls is currently conditioning whilst a TT Landlord is in the fermenter.

    I can see myself spending quite a few Sundays camped in kitchen now!
    My only complaint is that I probably can't drink the volumes as quickly as I brew them!

    Thoroughly recommend the kit.
    BrewUK were spot on with the advice and delivery was very quick and efficient.
    Top marks!
  2. 100%
    A massive improvement and so easy!

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    After years of brewing substandard to OK beer kits I decided to go All Grain. Space is a factor and the Grainfather doesn't take up much more space than my previous setup. I got the start kit in an earlier deal and chose the sparge water heater, hops spider and brew paddle; along with the Vanilla Porter kit and Safale 04 yeast. The porter was delicious and a massive step up from my previous beers. I've done 3 brews so far and I am quickly getting to grips with the equipment. The learning curve is an easy one and I've only had minor spillages with the wort cooler.

    I'm very happy with my purchase and have no negative comments so far!
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