Table of Contents
- The Grainfather Home Beer Brewing System Review
- Our Verdict: Best Advanced Electric Brewing System
- Our Analysis, Comparisons & Test Results
- The Grainfather Home Beer Brewing System FAQs
- Final Verdict
Been wanting a smart brewer but don’t want to go fully automated? This heavy-duty baby is the perfect mix of both!
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This is the Ultimate Joe’s Homebrew Review of the The Grainfather All In One Home Beer Brewing System
Ah, that perfect blend of old and new… of traditional and high technology.
That’s what makes this badass from Grainfather so worth it.
Internet and Bluetooth capability with a free wort chiller among other things, anyone?
In this comprehensive review, we’ll cover:
- The Grainfather’s Connect Control Box;
- Seamless all in one brewing system;
- All its components;
- Heavy duty performance;
- Tips and tricks;
- Lots more…
Our Top Pick always goes to products that excel in a particular area, even if they don’t perform as well in others.
In this case, The Grainfather All in One Home Beer Brewing System fits that bill, providing us the most exciting features and ease of experience of any of the electric homebrewers in its class. Let’s take a look:
So if you want to take your grain brewing to the next level, this review is for you.
Let’s get started.
The Grainfather Home Beer Brewing System Review
- Capacity: 8 gallons
- Dimensions: 17.32 x 18.9 x 29.53 inches
- Temperature: Displays both Celsius and Fahrenheit
- Manufacturer: Imake
Easy to use programmable all-in-one electric brewing system that lets you create your own recipe and monitor your brew online. It also comes with a grain basket and wort chiller, as well as a 1-year manufacturer’s warranty.
- Easy assembly
- Made of 304-grade stainless steel that’s non-corrosive and easy to clean
- Programmable functions
- You can brew remotely with its Connect app where you can monitor the stages of your brew
- Includes a counterflow wort chiller
- With a 1-year Manufacturer’s warranty
- The heating element collapses if you’re brewing for long periods of time
Our Verdict: Best Advanced Electric Brewing System
Let me tell you…
This baby is actually a monster!
Well, first off, it’s capable of holding up to 8 gallons of liquid and can make up to 6 gallons of beer. Now that’s heavy duty.
It has this digital screen that’s quite wide and easy to see.
But what’s interesting….
…is how this screen is positioned. I was so used to the control panels in brewing systems being positioned near its foot and bending down just to read what it said.
This one was positioned near the top and I found that very convenient and much easier to use.
Made of high grade 304 stainless steel, this all in one brewing system is non corrosive and easy to clean…this grade of stainless steel really is, just perfect for brewing up very hot liquid all the time.
It also has a recipe creator which you can access through its Grainfather Connect App. You can either select from pre-existing recipes online or save your own settings and sync it with the app so that you won’t have to do it again the next brew day.
But wait, there’s more.
You can even access the unit via Bluetooth connection and it’ll allow you to leave your wort while it brews so you can multitask or just relax while waiting. It’ll alert you when it’s time for the next step.
Another nice component is the 6watt magnetic pump. It’s been fitted to recirculate your wort through the unit’s grainbed for a more consistent brew.
Aside from that…
I was also able to use the pump as an aid for the wort chiller and as a detergent pump for the pipe work when it’s finally time to clean up.
We love a multifunction pump in this house!
Oh and how can I forget the wort chiller? It comes with one that’s perfectly fit and snug so it can be stored together, maximizing space efficiency for much smaller places.
Related article: Best All-In-One Brewing Systems
Our Analysis, Comparisons & Test Results
We enjoyed testing out this Grainfather wonder all thanks to its exciting features and seamlessness, winning it a perfect score in the Features and Ease of Use metrics.
Still undecided about what to get?
Below are the roundups according to the metrics we’ve set and how the Grainfather Connect all in one brewing system competes alongside the others.
It took us tons and tons of grains to be able to test 10 of the best all in one brewing systems in the market. We’ve set some metrics based on what we usually look out for first and foremost when buying one.
And because every homebrewer has different preferences and requirements, we’ve made a roundup of the five metrics we’ve set.
The Grainfather Home Beer Brewing System FAQs
Can The Counter Flow Chiller Be Bought Aside From The Whole System?
While the Grainfather don’t sell the counterflow wort chiller separately, you can still find homebrewers who sell them on their own.
Could This Use In A MicroBrewery?
This unit is best for moderate use, with a capacity to handle over 8 gallons of liquid.
How Long Is The Standard Cord That Comes Along with This?
It’s 3 feet long.
What Is the Maximum Temperature Of Operation?
You can set the temperature to as high as 212 Fahrenheit but it won’t get hotter than that until the wort or water comes to a boil.
So there you have it, here’s our last word. Which will be on your shopping list? Is it going to be the Grainfather Connect all in one brewing system? Or will it be something from our roundup?
To help you decide, below are the final scores of the 10 of the best electric homebrewing systems in the market. Read on and take your pick.
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