MegaPot 1.2™ Pro All-Grain Brewing System

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The ultimate all-grain system for the aspiring pro brewer. Every component is commercial quality. Modeled from pilot batch systems used in some of our favorite homegrown craft breweries, the Megapot 1.2™ Pro System is designed for best-of-the-best expert homebrewers.


Master homebrewing with best-in-class technology. Every detail of MegaPot 1.2™ ensures your beer is brewed the way you intend it to be: even-heating, plenty of head space, internal volume markings, built-in thermometer and ball valve, and a ratio scientifically ideal for eliminating wort loss to boil-off.


It’s built for perfecting the most challenging aspects of brewing, from decoction mashing to flow rates, efficiency, extraction and beer recipe experimentation. Make your own recipes and then make them better than you ever dreamt possible.

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MegaPot 1.2™ Pro All-Grain Kettle Brewing System

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Craft commercial-quality beer every time you brew thanks to a number of design features. Precision temperature control with direct-heating of the Mash Tun and Hot Liquor Tank. Sleek all-stainless components stand up to the rigors of heavy use. The no-clog Imperial Sparge Arm™ offers impressive extraction, paired with all-stainless ball valves for maximum flow control. Brew with extreme heat and pressure using all-silicone tubing that won’t sag or kink. All the while, you’ll be able to monitor flow and clarity through the translucent hose. Achieve consistent and repeatable results every time. 

Pilot your first pro-grade batch with the system that is the foundation for a new generation of professional brewers. 

System Includes:

  • Single-ported MegaPot 1.2™ Hot Liquor Tank, equipped with single-piece IsoFlow™ Fittings
  • Dual-ported MegaPot 1.2™ Mash/Lauter Tun, equipped with single-piece IsoFlow™ Fittings & Dial Thermometer
  • Imperial Sparge™ Stainless Steel Adjustable Sparge Arm
  • Titan Stainless Steel False Bottom
  • 3/8" ID Silicone High-Temp Tubing
  • 3/8" ID Braided Silicone High-Temp Tubing

Note: All kits now include single-piece IsoFlow™ Fittings and Titan™ Universal False Bottom in the corresponding sizes.

Easily expand your home brewery. Check out the Steelhead pump for transferring hot liquids and the Edelmetall Bru Burner for precision control of your mash temps.

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    mega-pot user review
    this is a well made heavy duty set of pots. have used it once so far...i had to consult the internet and call NB for help as there were no instructions in assembling the fittings outside of a tiny graphic on the spigots. Nothing asbout cleaning it before use, which piece of tubing to use where, how hook up the false bottom ( you gotta cut a short piece of tubing to connect the spigot to the false bottom. Or should be gaskets and spigots be removed for cleaning after each use? The adjustable sparge arm is made for some other pot as it won't retract enuf, but sits there OK in use. The gallon markers on the inside of the pots are in gray on brushed chrome and fail to have enuf contrast to read easily thru the steam etc.. and the numbers read only 2,4 6,8... basically, a real step up from my previous equipment in quality and features. I just could have used some more direction.
    December 18, 2015
    Great setup
    Except for the really big batches, this system should meet your all grain brewing needs. Never thought the SS tun would hold the heat, but it does. I'd suggest running the mash/strike water just a degree or two hotter to compensate for the SS tun temperature. Also, pair this system up with a really good propane burner and you'll be in great business.
    July 16, 2016
    Quality is outstanding
    The quality of this kit is excellent. You definitely get what you pay for and this will last a lifetime. The thickness of the walls and bottom make it easy to hold specific heat temps consistently. The handles are great for carrying hot mash whenever needed. All other equipment is easy to install and simple to clean/sanitize. I've had 2 brews already on this kit and am thrilled I made the switch to all grain. I was hesitant about making the switch and called NB for advice. The rep I spoke with had a ton of great advice for my setup and put my mind at ease. Big thanks to NB staff for outstanding service and an excellent all grain brewing setup!
    July 24, 2016
    Mega pot. System
    Amazing quality. Zero leaks, only Con is the Cheap false bottom.
    January 20, 2016
    First brew and I am already a PRO!
    I am very pleased with the quality of the brewing system. I am not a metallurgist but the pots appear to be of good quality. I do like the rubber handles on the pots and lid. I also like the quality of the ball valves. My thermometer leaked but NB replaced it. GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE, BY THE WAY! The system came with assembly instructions but no brew instructions. I eventually found printed instructions on the Additional Information tab of the product page for FF Essential All-Grain Brewing Starter Kit. My only suggestion would be to provide similar instructions for the MegaPot 1.2 Pro System. I already have two recipes brewed and in fermentation. Cheers!
    September 14, 2016
    Mega pots rock!
    Perfect brew kettle for first timers trying to make good beer off the bat. Love it! Recommend it to any new brewer.
    April 29, 2016
    15 gal MegaPot
    Pots are nice, the lids are nice. I feel a grooved washer to nest the o-ring seals for the valves would be a nice enhancement. The imperial sparge arm is cheaply constructed, needs to go though de-burring process as it has sharp edges. It's worth about $15.00 in my opinion... Make your own.
    March 2, 2016
    MegaPot 1.2
    Very well built, Heavy duty. Love them.
    January 31, 2016
    great
    After my first brew pot started to warp I decided it was time to up grade my system . I was doubious of going all grain after hearing some of the horror story's of first all grain batches but I made the leap and could not be happier . No leaks from the weldless fittings the thermometer was within a few degrees of my digi the false bottom worked great no sticking but I did go low flow just to be sure and the apart arm worked great . now I only have to build a some manner of stand to hold thisbeautiful brewing machine
    November 17, 2014
    Product is awesome instructions weren't
    I love the mega pot all grain kit. I have to say for as much money as I spent on it the instructions were terrible. I spent $169 on a deluxe starter kit and it had WAY more elaborate instructions and even a DVD. This kit is around $500 or so (twice as much) and the instructions were on a tiny piece of paper. Better instructions and a DVD would be nice when you're spending that much money. I had to turn to YouTube to figure out where all the small pieces go.
    September 14, 2016
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    I plan on upgrading to all grain equipment after the new year. I would like the ability to do 10 gallon batches. For heavier grain bills, generating higher abv beers, I plan to only do in 5 gallon batches. With that said, would a 15 gallon set-up work for the basic grain bill sizes yielding 10 gallons of beer? I plan to use the the HLT as my boil kettle, and use my current 6 gallon boil kettle as my HLT. At least until I can upgrade the boil kettle at a much later date. I figure the 15 gallon set-up is the proper way to go for the set-up I want, but I just want some opinions on it.
    E M on Dec 9, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: Hi Sean,

    The only thing about what you're describing that I am not sure of, is I am not sure if you will have a large enough HLT for lower grav 10 gallon batches.

    For high grav batches, you'll use less sparge water, so that's not an issue in that area. Feel free to fire us off an email to brewmaster@northernbrewer.com and we can chat about it a bit more at length as well.
    Can you can use the mash tun for a boil pot duties? Thanks!
    T I on Jul 31, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: You can definitely use the mash tun for boiling. The only difference between it and a boiling pot is a false bottom and matching fitting. Take those out and replace the fitting with one that will get everything out of the pot at the end or be prepared to lean it over a little at the end. But I love my system, just wish I bought it earlier. Beats an Igloo mash tun system for me.
    What would be the easiest way to keep track of my water volume while using this system? Thanks!
    C I on May 18, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Each kettle has volume markings meaning you can easily identify how much water you have collected in each kettle. Then in all grain brewing, the math can be quite easy for strike water, water absorption by the grain quarts/pound of grain, and sparge water amount until you hit your target preboil volume. I hope that helps!
    Is the false bottom on the 8 and 10 gallon megapot 1.2 the same size. Thanks
    B A on May 10, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Barry,

    Thank you for your question! The false bottom for both the 8 and 10 gal. MegaPot 1.2 are indeed the same size, 11.5".

    Cheers!
    Been brewing extract for a while and am looking to make the jump to all grain this year. I have a 7 gla kettle right now and a propane burner. Will I need to buy anything else with this kit?
    Y K on May 2, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Since all kettles are direct fired, having another propane burner or two would be useful -otherwise you have to pick up and move the pots from burner to burner which is not ideal. Pot handles are not really designed to move when full and heavy but it is possible. A slotted spoon, or mash paddle, would also be helpful. Cheers!
    What are the dimensions of the shipping package of the 15 gallon system?
    J O on Apr 21, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: 40" x 40" x 40", and it weighs 64 lbs.
    How high up is the thermometer on the 15 gal model in terms of gallons?
    C A on Apr 10, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: The center of the hole in the pot is about 5 inches from the bottom
    Are Isoflow hose barbs included in this package?
    Arthur A on Nov 29, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: Hello Art

    The all grain kit does indeed come with the iso-flow hose barb. Have a great day!
    Shouldn't the hot liquor tank come with a thermometer? How best to know temp of strike/sparge water? for $630 for the 15 gal system, this seems like a bad omission?
    A L on Nov 21, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: The HLT in this system does not have a thermometer. The temp of the hot liquor can be monitored by other means if need. This is less critical in a direct fire system where reaching mash out temps are reached prior to sparging and not dependent upon hot liquor/sparge water. Thank you for your feedback. I am happy to pass that along.
    hola buenas tardes, estoy interesado en este equipo, quiero saber de que esta compuesto, son 2 ollas en acero? es decir es lo que se ve en la imagen?
    D I on Aug 24, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Hi Diego,

    I believe we spoke on chats yesterday! Let me know if you have any other questions.

    Cheers,

    Charles
    Would NB switch the 11 in. false bottom for the smaller 9 in. version if requested? I plan to travel soon and will be severely limited in equipment size. I would be getting the 8 gallon size obviously and hauling one of them around as a boiling pot while I'm gone.
    D O on Aug 11, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: We can't really do substitutes in a kit when getting them shipped. The false bottom fits right in the pot so not sure how that would help with the footprint, should be determined by the kettle either way, just store inside the pot. Hope that helps!
    Do you have this set up also available with/for electric brewing?
    H A on Jun 3, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Hi Hans,

    At this time we do not have an electric brewing set up. Sorry for any inconvenience.
    Where does each specific piece of tubing go?
    R H on Apr 5, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: The high temp tubing is for inside of the kettle and for drawing off of the mash tun. The silicone tubing is for transferring from the hot liquor tank and sparging.
    Shouldn't the false bottom in my 8gal mega pot have came with at least a grommet that allows me to feeding tubing thru instead of just a hole?
    B I on Mar 3, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Your false bottom should have had a two piece threaded fitting (one half goes on the underside, the other part on the overside. The top part would have had a barbed fitting that would connect to the output ball-valve.
    What is the exact volume of the vessels? I can't seem to find a solid answer on whether the capacity option is for kettle size or brewing system.
    K H on Feb 11, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: The option is for the kettle size. So, if you select the 10 gallon option, you will receive 2x 10 gallon kettles.
    I am considering the MegaPot 1.2�� Pro All-Grain Brewing System with a pump. What fittings will I need to run a recirculation system with the pump and this series of pots?
    J R on Oct 9, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: I have not added a pump yet, Christmas is coming and family is always looking for gift ideas. Sorry I couldn't answer your question. I will be trying to figure out those connections myself.
    i am considering buying the COG and a pro brewer set-up. i already have a 15gal MP 1.2 with titan FB. can the COG support 15gal kettles ? if so, which probrewer size comes with 15 gal kettles ? is it the 10 gallon system, or the 20 ? thanks. also, what happended to the previous review that was posted about the guy with broken needle valve, is he a satisfied customer now ?
    Christopher O on Sep 15, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: The COG maxes out at a 15 gallon kettle size

    and that is the 15 gallon system....the size refers to the kettle size. I'm not sure what review you are referring to

    we do our best to ensure satiafaction for every customer.
    What capacity/size would you recommend for 5 gallon batches (due to keg size)? Is the 8 gallon pot big enough for high OG recipes?
    A N on May 27, 2015

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