Grainfather Glycol Chiller with Cooler Connection Kit
Temperature control is one of the most crucial elements for producing a good quality beer. It needs to be regulated and stable throughout the whole fermentation process to ensure the yeast doesn't get stressed and ferments correctly to get the right flavor profile.
With the ability to individually power and control the temperature of up to four Grainfather Conical Fermenters, each with their own fermenting schedules, the Grainfather Glycol Chiller is the perfect addition to ensure craft brewery-like results.
With the addition of the Glycol Chiller, your system is operating at the ultimate level and you are even able to cold crash and lager. The cooling sleeve is located in between the two stainless steel walls of the Conical Fermenter which is then hooked up to the Glycol Chiller. Temperature is dialed into the digital temperature controller and the liquid travels through this sleeve, cooling the stainless steel which in turn cools the beer in the fermenter. The cooling sleeve never comes into contact with the beer, is completely concealed and does not need cleaning or sanitizing - a true innovation for a fermenter on this scale.
Please allow 1-3 weeks for delivery, as the Grainfather Glycol Chiller and Glycol ships directly from the vendor.
- Allows you to cold crash 6 gallons of wort to as low as 40ºF
- Allows you to cold cash, lager and control fermentation at low temperatures (as low as 40ºF)
- Cools and powers up to 4 Conical Fermenters at different temperatures and fermenting schedules. (separate connection kit required for each additional conical fermenter)
- Glycol Chiller
- Wall outlet power cord with plug
- 2 x brass couplers (with self-sealing hose connections)
- 2 x 2 m insulated hoses
- Glycol Sold Separately
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Note: If you are connecting more than one Conical Fermenter to the Glycol Chiller, you will need to purchase a separate cooler connection kit for each fermenter (available as an add-on in the product options above).
- LED display
- 1.5 US Gal glycol tank
- 300 W
- 110 – 120 V, 60Hz
- 390W x 450D x 656H
- Weight: 62 lb
This was the perfect solution for my home brew set-up. I had 2 Grainfather fermenters and was using water cooling from a 5 gal water jug a freezer to pump through the fermenters. This meant I had to have a large chest freezer with a fermenter on each side. The freezer could barely keep up with the fermenters if I was doing a lager. Now I can put 4 fermenters and the chiller in the same space as the old set up and can lager them all if I want. This set-up is great and is as close to having a professional brew house as you can get at home. Add a Tilt hydrometers for each fermenter and send that data to Sheets and you can watch the fermentation progressing at work!
Just follow the setup steps and after that it’s plug and play. And yes you can Lager with it. Actually the only reason I purchased. No regrets so far.
Combined with my 4 Grainfather conical fermenters, this is my dream setup. With a basement brewery that's cool in the winter and hot in the summer I now have the perfect arrangement for consistent, controlled fermentation year round. Easy trub dumping and cold crashing for clear beer. Perfect complement to my GF Brewer.