BIAB Kettle Stand

After a few counter top brews it was time to give the kettle some legs of its own. The stand was next in line for a few reasons. I wanted be able to see over the top, avoid slogging around 45 Lbs of stainless steel every time I needed to move it and provide a more stable base to 95 Lbs of boiling, sticky wort.

I started with 1.5″ 304SS 16 gauge square tube, four caster wheels and some stainless spring laod toggle latches for securing the kettle to the base. The base will also hold the pump which allows me to pop off the latches, unclasp a tri clover and swing the kettle up to the sink for cleaning.

Brewdown BIAB Electric Kettle Stand

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  1. […] Upon arriving at the fork of plate vs counter flow chiller, I opted for the hose wrapped,  copper tubing counter flow. Because A) I could make one and B) It was cheaper. It worked wonderfully! Wort went in hot and came out cool, what more could you want? Well, call me finicky but as someone who spends my paid hours designing parts that both work well and are easy to use, the trusty old coil HE fell short. It was chaotic to arrange, hoses everywhere, had to be leak checked frequently and for its purpose, took up too much damn space in a home brewery which strives to fit on a single rolling stand. […]

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