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Edelmetall Brü® Kettle

$279.99

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Introducing the most feature-rich pro-quality brew kettle at an incredible price. Edelmetall Brü® is the first kettle to feature a weldless tangential whirlpool port, allowing you to draw ultra-clear wort into your fermentor.

Zero internal threads for easy cleaning. The Edelmetall Brü® thermometer, tangential whirlpool port and EZ Clean™ Bulkhead have no threads on the kettle interior.

Transfer every last drop of wort. Edelmetall Brü® features our patent-pending IsoFlow™ diptube—a fully-rotating snap-in accessory that draws down to within ⅛” from the bottom of the kettle.

Best of all, the Edelmetall Brü® is equipped with all the features of a pro-quality kettle—304 Stainless Steel, 4mm tri-clad bottom, stay-cool silicone handles, etched gallon markers and the adjustable-angle Edelmetall Brü® thermometer. A kettle fit for a king, yet priced for the people.

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Edelmetall Brü™ Kettle - Stainless Brew Kettle with Tangential Whirlpool port, ball valve, and thermometer

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Everything about the Edelmetall Brü® Kettle makes your beer better and your brew day easier.

The first kettle ever to feature a weldless tangential whirlpool port. The Cyclonic Whirlpool inlet creates a whirlpool to pull debris to the center of your kettle, allowing the transfer of ultra-clear liquid. Better, yet, the constant movement of wort allows rapid chilling and a more effective cold break when used with an immersion chiller.

The revolutionary EZ Clean™ bulkhead is equipped with internal o-rings, allowing the IsoFlow™ dip tube to slide right in. Once installed, it can be fully rotated to your desired position and easily removed for cleaning.

Now featuring pro-quality 304 Stainless Steel.

Wall Thickness: 0.8 mm (8 and 10 gallon), 1.0 mm (15, 20, and 30 gallon)

Kettle Size   Capacity     Diameter  Height
8 Gal.32 qt. (30.2 L)12.6"15.4"
10 Gal.40 qt. (37.8 L)14.1"16.3"
15 Gal.60 qt. (56.7 L)15.7" 18.3"
20 Gal.80 qt. (75.7 L)17.7" 20.8"
30 Gal.120 qt. (113.5 L)   19.7"23.2"
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Reviews
4.3 / 5.0
23 Reviews
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Great kettle, love the marks on the inside and the whirlpool feature. Had to work with the seals on the whirlpool but works great now. Don’t trust the lid hanging on the handle, comes off easy. Other then that it’s everything I wanted.
May 13, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
It leaked the first time I put it together. I’ve taken it apart and will try again soon
It’s beautiful and I love the design but after putting it together and adding water, it leaked. I took it apart and put it back together, I will try again and see what happens. I am considering ordering a larger container of this brand but if it leaks again this second time around then I won’t order one.
May 11, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Fantastic
This kettle is fantastic. I bought a 10 gallon kettle and was very impressed with all of the valves and the thermometer that came with it. Everything works perfectly with no leaks after I cleaned everything and added some teflon tape. I purchased along with a pump to whirlpool and it worked incredibly well. Had a very nice trub cone after I was done whirlpooling/cooling my wort. My lid's weld didn't last through my first brew day with it, but I received a replacement for no charge in less than a week, much stronger looking spot weld on this one.

Overall very much worth the purchase, look forward to using it more!
April 30, 2018
Supurb Quality.
The picture is what you get. A great high quality peice
April 27, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
I actually haven’t used it yet. I have it all set up, leak free. It was an easy setup. All I’m waiting for is for you guys to get the grainfather conical back in stock for my next brew day *wink wink. It’s to hit where I live to brew so I need that for temp control.
April 24, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Nice, but finicky for the price
This is a very nice brew pot. It's heavy and made of good material.

The reviews about the handle on the lid being a bit flimsy are correct. My original lid arrived with the handle broken. Northern Brewer were quick to rectify that situation, so no harm, no foul there.

It's a bit tricky to get the pot assembled correctly. It took a couple of attempts to get a nice, leak free assembly. The side port, in particular, is very susceptible to leaks. If you use a larger burner, the heat coming up the side of the pot can cause the port to leak. If you use a smaller burner and make sure the edge of the pot is well over the flame, you should be OK. I think I might try to make a gasket of some type for the outside of the pot to see if that would help.

My only other small complaint about the pot is that the temperature gauge doesn't go up past 100 degrees Celsius. It would be nice if it went at least 10 degrees past that mark.

I like it. It's pretty. It's much better than the pot that came with my starter kit. I've never tried the MegaPot. If I had it to do over, I might be tempted to look at that closely instead. Especially if you're not planning on using the conical port. But this is a really nice pot and I think it will serve me well.
March 6, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
NICE, for a beginner I do not believe I could have started with any thing better. I am looking forward to many brews in it..
February 18, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Overall a good kettle, but poor workmanship in design
I bought this kettle for the copper look and the side port. What I did not expect was poor workmanship in the handle of the lid and the thermometer. The handle is spot welded in two spots on each side. This makes the handle easy to break off the lid. I simply welded the handle back onto the lid using carbon steel tig rods. The thermometer bends downward, instead of upwards. I have to disassemble the hinges and reinstall it correctly. Your better off buying a cheaper kettle then this one. The side port leaks slightly despite my best efforts to prevent it.
February 18, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Looks like a solid kettle.
Overall good but had a ding/dent in the bottom. Hopefully it does not run rust there. Also had a broken lid handle, but I prob will not use the lid. Not worth returning over it.
December 29, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
Response from Northern Brewer
David, Thanks for the review. Customer Service is going to be connecting with you to make sure you get what you expected.
January 20, 2018
Todd J Staff
EDELMETALL, Great product
Just finish brewing first batch of 15 gal two fridays past. Went very fast and clean up was fast and easy. Would recommend this product to anyone!
December 18, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
Q&A
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How thick is the bottom of the kettle and is it induction ready like my old MegaPot?
J E on Nov 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It has a 4 mm tri clad bottom attached to the 0.8 mm or 1 mm bottom(depending on the size of the kettle). I hope this helps! Let us know if you have further questions!
What other parts do I need to use quick connect hoses?
A shopper on Dec 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: 1/2in Male npt to 1/2in Male quick connect fittings. One for the dip tube fitting and one for the whirlpool fitting. Then 1/2in female quick connect to 1/2in barbed fittings for the hose. Use female fittings for the hose because they are easier to clean and sanitize.
Is this kettle induction capable?
C P on Nov 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The kettle does work on induction heat plates! Cheers! James J.
Can the tangential port be sealed off if I dont want to whirlpool?
Joshua V on Mar 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There is a ball lock valve that can either be opened or closed, very quick and easy to accommodate.
In to March now and still no idea as to when these will be available? Any chance to source elsewhere? I would really like to purchase one of these over more conventional kettles, but can't.........
K C on Mar 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi Kentron,

Sorry, we're still waiting for info from the manufacturer on this. We've got the order placed with them, but the kettles haven't been delivered, and the manufacturer hasn't given us an ETA yet either.

Charles
Can you just buy the tangent whirlpool bulkhead?
I A on Apr 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for the questions. At this time the whirlpool port is not available separate from the kettle. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Any idea when you'll have the 8 gallon back in stock?
D O on Dec 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hello Doug,

Thank you for choosing Northern Brewer! As of right now, the expected ETA is fairly vague. All of the Edelmetall Bru Kettles sold out much faster than we anticipated, so we are working on getting more of those produced. Currently we do not have an exact date, but it will more than likely be sometime in January. I hope that this is helpful, have a wonderful day!
Is there a false bottom available for this kettle?
M I on Nov 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This kettle is designed to be a boil vessel rather than a mash tun. If you wish to use a false bottom with this the Titan false bottoms will work.
Does the kettle come with every thing shown?
A shopper on Jan 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes it does!!
I brew with a local brewmaster and he put it together and was very satisfied with the quality also.
All parts were there as shown!!Enter
This question was asked a couple years ago, with divergent answers. Is it possible to use a false bottom in this pot?
A shopper on Oct 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The valve in the Edelmetall would be compatible with our Titan false bottom, but if you are using it as a boil kettle you may be best served using a boil screen.
The only instructions under Additional information are for assembly of the temp gauge. Are there instructions for using the pot with pump and chiller?
A shopper on Jun 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: we use a chugger pump with the quick connects from the pot to the chugger pump. about 10 minutes from flame out we start run the wort from the bottom valve to the "vortex" port. When we are ready to cool, the quick connect from the vortex port is placed into the therminator. We use the inline thermometer just off the "wort out" port moving it straight into the primary. The vortex port makes for a nice trub cone. We bought the quck connects with high temp silicone tubing and it works nicely. We had to pick up a few extra quick connect fittings for our application but it was worth it.
Any plans to expand the line to include HLT, and Mash tuns? Nice to have all three match
Fred O on Feb 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I like using the round 10 Gal. Insulated Plastic Mash Tuns and HLTs. I usually mash for 80 to 90 minutes and lose only 1 degree temp. I don't have to worry about mash temp dropping and monitoring for that time and continue checking temp and reheating. This kettle does a great whirpool and works great with my pump and chiller.
What level are the thermometer and whirlpool port on the 8 gallon kettle?
A shopper on Nov 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They are both 6 inches up
I want to use this 8 gal pot for BIAB I use 5 gallon paint strainer bags would the paint strainer bags stretch around the top of the pot?
A shopper on Sep 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Not likely
What direction should the dip tube be located for whirpool? Down or facing left(away from upper port) or facing right(towards upper port)?
A shopper on Mar 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The dip tube facing down will be a great position to have it in for the whirlpool. It is the upper port that will cause the whirlpool to form.
Does the kettle come with a heat shield? Is one needed?
William B on Mar 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It does not come with a heat shield, but it would be a good idea to use one on some large burners. If not shielded some, the heat from a propane burner can overheat the ball-valve, and that can possibly damage the nylon seals inside it, causing it to leak, or not close fully. The thermometer can also be affected by the extreme heat. A piece of flat steel or other metal is all that's needed, an old license plate actually works well for this! You just want something to keep the heat from cooking the valve, so almost anything can do the trick. I just stick it under the kettle on that side, and it's held in place by the weight of the kettle. -Mike W, Northern Brewer
When is it available again? Can you use it with induction? Is it available with liter markings? Can the diptube be rotated from the outside?
T O on Dec 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 1. I'm not sure when it is available.

2. There are two key components needed for this process to work, though. One, obviously, is electricity. The good news here is that you can get sufficient power out of a standard 120-volt wall outlet to boil wort. The second is that your kettle must be made of a ferromagnetic material  it must have certain amount of iron in it to react appropriately to the magnetic fields. For induction. Most types of stainless steel are induction-compatible (but not all types). Aluminum, copper, and some other steel blends will not work with induction elements. The easiest way to tell if your equipment will work on induction burners is to place a magnet on the bottom of your pot. If the magnet sticks, it will work. I have not tried it on the Edelmetall Bru Kettle yet. Ask the Brewmaster to try it out for you.

3. I don't believe that it has liter markings.

4. No, the dip tube can not be rotated from the outside. It does move easily though. You could use a (long handled) brewer spoon to adjust it.
At what gallon level is the tangential port on the 15 gallon pot?
T R on Dec 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Actually just brewed a 5 gallon batch two days ago. The batch boiled down to exactly 5 gallons and the tangential opening was showing by about 1/4 inch. It still whirlpool fine.
What size would be best for BIAB 5 Gallon batches?
Vincent B on Jan 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 40 quart is enough, not big enough for expansion or step up to 10 Gallons
I brew 5 gallon extract batches which require me to boil 2 1/2 gallons of wort. Will the tangential whirlpool port work with that amount of liquid?
Sean B on Oct 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hi there,
With a kettle like this, you would be able to do a full volume boil for a 5 gallon batch. You would be able to start with about 6 gallons of liquid and wouldn't have to top off once the boil is done. 2.5 gallons would not reach up to the whirlpool. Hope that helps! Cheers!
What is the maximum gallon for the 20 gallon?
A shopper on Feb 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The volume marks at 20 gallons are close to the very top. To do a boil, you may be able to hold 15 gallons at a boil but you would need to watch it like a hawk!
I would like to plug the hole for the weldless thermowell fitting, as I do not use the thermometer and I don't want the thermowell protruding into the kettle. What is the best way to plug the empty hole?
Jonathan V on Feb 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hi there,
We don't sell any hardware to do this, but you can find weldless plug kits with a quick internet search. Cheers!
For the 15 gallon model what volume level is minimum for the thermometer to work?
A shopper on Dec 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Around 5 or 6
Last posting on availability said Jan of 2016- its now almost October 2016
Any word on availability? Is this something you have made for you (contract) or are you buying from a manufacturer?
can we get a better prediction on when this will be in stock?

thanks
G F on Aug 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we do not have any information on the availability of these at this time. I am very sorry for the inconvenience.
Any idea when this will be available again?
E D on May 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we do yet know when these will be back in stock.
It has been a while since there kettles sold out.. Is there a chance that they will be available some time before summer?
E R on Feb 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Sorry we do not have an ETA at this time. We will announce the return on Facebook and through our email newsletter.
What if my gasket for the whirlpool hardware fails, are there replacements for sale?
I C on Jan 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They are not listed on the website, but in that event we would be able to get that by calling in. The gasket is very durable though.
Does the lid handle hang from the kettle handles securely?
I C on Jan 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The lid will rest using the handles, similar to megapots and tall boys. Cheers!
Are the edges of the boil kettle lid and the opening of the boil kettle itself rolled for added strength?
I C on Jan 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: These are structural. The bands are rivet and welded. I hope this helps!
Any word yet on when these will be available again? Thanks!
K L on Jan 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jake,

Sorry, we're still waiting for an official ETA on these!

Cheers,

Charles

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