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Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil
« on: April 23, 2018, 07:32:40 PM »
Anybody using one of these?  Any tips or comments?
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Re: Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2018, 08:14:48 PM »
Anybody using one of these?  Any tips or comments?

I’ve done three brews on mine. I use it for 3 gallon biab. The mash temperature has a fairly large temperature swing. It reads the temperature from the bottom near the element. The range is 6 degrees ( +/- 3 ) from where you set your mash temperature. Most people stir every 20 minutes or so of the mash to  equalize the temperature.

It’s a great platform for diy self mods. Many have turned the unit into a Grainfather with  pumps and added sparging.

I’ve never done a 5 gallon batch. I really like it for 3 gallon biab. Easy cleanup.

There’s a automatic timer to start heating your mash.

Check out Mash and Boil group on Facebook. There is a lot of info there.


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Re: Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2018, 08:33:47 PM »
Anybody using one of these?  Any tips or comments?

I’ve done three brews on mine. I use it for 3 gallon biab. The mash temperature has a fairly large temperature swing. It reads the temperature from the bottom near the element. The range is 6 degrees ( +/- 3 ) from where you set your mash temperature. Most people stir every 20 minutes or so of the mash to  equalize the temperature.

It’s a great platform for diy self mods. Many have turned the unit into a Grainfather with  pumps and added sparging.

I’ve never done a 5 gallon batch. I really like it for 3 gallon biab. Easy cleanup.

There’s a automatic timer to start heating your mash.

Check out Mash and Boil group on Facebook. There is a lot of info there.


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Thanks!
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2018, 09:09:49 PM »
Anybody using one of these?  Any tips or comments?

I’ve done three brews on mine. I use it for 3 gallon biab. The mash temperature has a fairly large temperature swing. It reads the temperature from the bottom near the element. The range is 6 degrees ( +/- 3 ) from where you set your mash temperature. Most people stir every 20 minutes or so of the mash to  equalize the temperature.

It’s a great platform for diy self mods. Many have turned the unit into a Grainfather with  pumps and added sparging.

I’ve never done a 5 gallon batch. I really like it for 3 gallon biab. Easy cleanup.

There’s a automatic timer to start heating your mash.

Check out Mash and Boil group on Facebook. There is a lot of info there.


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The Facebook group’s name is: “ Brewer’s Edge Mash and Boil Users Group”

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Re: Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2018, 11:18:32 PM »
It must be fairly popular. Robobrew is now pushing their unit sans pump and chiller to compete.
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Re: Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2018, 05:07:48 PM »
I have one and like it quite a bit. I have found that when pushing the limits of gravity on it (for a 5 gallon batch), the mash can get stuck because of the amount of grain in the pipe vs water. I recommend a brew bag to help with this, since it will channel all around during runoff, not just the bottom of the pipe.

 I have also done a few batches that were bigger beers. I used the M+B to heat my mash water and actually mashed in a cooler for space, then returned the runoff to the M+B for boil (no sparge). It has its limitations on batch size and gravity, but it is a well made and handy little unit. If you are making 3-4 gallon batches it is a REALLY handy solution for space and equipment saving.