September 29, 2021

Grainfather Comparison Guide

Grainfather Comparison Guide

Grainfather equipment ensures anyone can brew professional quality craft beer, no matter their brewing experience. With top-of-the-line construction and a 3-year warranty, you can rest assured you’re getting a product where satisfaction is guaranteed.

NEW Grainfather G40 (11 Gal.)

The same amazing features you know and love from the G Series - recirculating pump, digital control box used via the app, integrated counterflow chiller, and 304-grade stainless steel - now with an improved hop filter and redesigned grain basket (no seals or overflow pipe).


G70 (16 Gal.) Brewing System

This larger capacity system features wireless control, two-stage false bottom, a concealed conical heating element, integrated sight glass for easy volume readings, convenient side entry recirculation, automatic heat sensors, and a huge wort chiller.


G30 (6 Gal.) Brewing System

Available in 120v or 220v and made from high-quality 304-grade stainless steel, the original Grainfather system has a counterflow wort chiller for sterile chill/transfer, a digital control box, recirculating pump, and can be managed through an app.

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S40 (11 Gal.) Brewing System

S Series features non-connected Grainfather products that are easy-to-use, with quality build and 304 components at a cost-effective price. Don’t let the price fool you, this product has a high-grade 304 stainless-steel build and is packed full of features to make every brew easy.


Brewing System S40 G30 120V / 220V G40 G70
Price $499.99 $999.00 $1,499.00 $2,199.00
Capacity (max preboil volume) 12 gal (46L) 8 gal (30L) 12 gal (46L) 18 gal (70L)
Batch Volume (max) 11 gal (40L) 6 gal (23L) 11 gal (40L) 16 gal (60L)
Maximum Grain Weight (dry) 22 lb. 20 lb. 29 lb. 37 lb.
Power 2300W, 240v 2000W, 240V / 1600W, 120V 3300W, 240V 3300W, 240V
Boil Loss 0.8 gal/hr 0.8 gal/hr 1 gal/hr 1 gal/hr
Chiller Immersion Counterflow Counterflow Counterflow
Connectivity None Bluetooth Wireless Internet Wireless Internet
Pump Filter None Single Filter Large Dual-Stage Large Dual-Stage
Pump Heat Rating 221°F (105°C) 176°F (80°C) 221°F (105°C) 221°F (105°C)
Pump Max Head/ Capacity 2.4 m / 16 LPM 1.5 m / 10 LPM 2.4 m / 16 LPM 3.1 m / 27 LPM
Steel Grade 304 304 304 304
Warranty 2 years 3 years 3 years 3 years
Programmable Step Mashing
Delayed Heating
Sight Glass
Winchable Grain Basket