6 Best Brewing Kettles | December 2016
We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Making your own beer, mead or cider can be an extremely rewarding hobby, not to mention a cost-effective way to stay stocked up on beverages. If you are considering trying your hand at this age-old craft, you may want to consider investing in one of these brewing kettles. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best brewing kettle on Amazon.
Strange Brew's twenty quart brew pot is an example of a basic kettle that's priced to sell. It's a fine choice for extract beer brewing, or for making batches of mead, ciders, and other fine fermented beverages. It's also a fine choice for sauces or soups.
- flat bottom design spreads heat
- food grade steel
- only marked to fourth gallon
|Rating||3.9 / 5.0|
This 32 quart (also known as eight gallon) Home Brew Stuff Brewing Kettle is yours for a great price, though you might want to balance the savings against the leaking issues that some users report. Just check the seals with cool water before you first brew up hot wort.
- high temperature silicone gaskets
- 20 gauge stainless steel
- lid is too thin and flimsy
|Brand||Home Brew Stuff|
|Rating||3.8 / 5.0|
This Bayou Classic 10 Gallon pot is perfect for even those larger batches of beer. If you're an all grain brewer or if you've moved onto distilling, this near-commercial grade product will help you whip up batches of beverages your friends won't soon forget.
- thermometer shows ideal brew temps
- side indention supports false bottom
- decent price for good quality
|Rating||4.1 / 5.0|
This Learn To Brew pot is perfect for the brewer making a standard five gallon batch of beer. Thanks to its eight-gallon capacity, it almost eliminates the chance for a messy boil-over when you stick to those five-gallon sized batches of beer.
- thick 5 mm bottom holds heat well
- built-in thermometer
- efficient valve at base
|Brand||Learn To Brew LLC|
|Rating||4.8 / 5.0|
This Polar Ware Economy pot from Midwest Homebrewing Supplies is, indeed, an economically savvy choice. It costs half as much as many five-gallon brew pots and, while it lacks any bells and whistles, it will serve fine for most standard homebrew batches of beer.
- great for extract brewing
- stamped volume markings
- swift heat transfer
|Brand||Polar Ware Economy|
|Rating||4.8 / 5.0|
The Ss Brewing Technologies 10 Gallon stainless steel kettle was clearly designed by people who have brewed their fair share of beer. It has thoughtful features, such as internal and external gallon markers and handles wrapped in a heat resistant coating.
- thermometer port at 4 gallon level
- true dam catches sediment
- stellar reviews from owners
|Brand||Ss Brewing Technologies|
|Rating||4.6 / 5.0|