Glacier Tanks

Brew Kettles

Stainless steel steam jacketed, gas fired, insulated brew kettles

Brew Kettles

A brew kettle is an integral part of the brewing process. This large "cooking pot" can be used to initially boil water that will be transferred to a hot liquor tank (if the brewery utilizes one), and boil the wort once it exits the mash tun. Brew kettles operate at very high temperatures, and boil over is a concern when selecting an appropriate size. Brew kettles are usually the first significant investment most amateur and professional brewers make. Strong preference is given to stainless steel because it is non-reactive, meaning it won't leach 'flavor' into your brew, and is significantly easier to clean and maintain than an enamel or aluminum counter part.

Our stainless steel brew kettles are available from 3 barrel to 30+ barrels which is ideal for craft brewers to commercial breweries, and a wide range of beverages and industries. Our brew kettles are constructed from food grade stainless steel SS304 with a 3-4 mm thickness, an interior sanitary finish with exterior side walls in a #4 dairy finish. All kettles come standard with 50% head space on top of working volume, and our 1 year warranty. Our brew kettles are beautifully designed for the discriminating brewer and loaded with many standard features that provide commercial brewery functionality for all brewers alike.

Please see Specifications for additional upgrade options and information.

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Standard Specifications
  • 50% head space
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Minimum 3mm thick stainless steel body
  • Minimum 4mm stainless steel bottom
  • 2" Tri Clamp drain
  • CIP Sprayball
  • Adjustable legs with oversize feet
  • Flat, hinged lid
  • Closed, Perlite insulated firebox designed for Midco Burner
  • Fully Perlite insulated tank body with 2" clad layer SS304
  • Sight level valves with borosilicate tube
  • Tangential inlet on side for whirlpool
  • Valves, clamps, gaskets, thermometer, & thermowell included
Advantages of Insulated Brew Kettles
  • Safety - Insulation, and the additional clad layer of stainless steel provides safety for individuals working around a gas fired brewing vessel. Without it the tank body will transfer the heat of the boiling liquid making it dangerous to come in contact with. Insulation will render the outside clad layer warm to the touch lessening the hazardous potential of the tank while brewing.
  • Efficiency - Insulation helps reach and maintain a consistent temperature in the brew kettle. It also aids in the efficiency or the heating source by containing the heat for a longer time than a non-insulated tank.
  • Appearance - An insulated has a seamless exterior and generally has a more clean, straight line appearance. Since the combustion chamber (firebox) is always insulated, a non-insulated tank would typically have a bottom portion that extends beyond the upper tank body.
Volume & Upgrade Options
Size Min Volume in Gallons Included Optional
Barrels Working Total Midco Burner Uninsulated
3 BBL 93 139.50 EC200 - $675.00
5 BBL 155 232.50 EC300 - $900.00
7 BBL 217 325.50 EC300 - $1,050.00
10 BBL 310 465.00 RE4400DS - $1,100.00
Manway Rectangular (13" x 17") $500.00
Additional Ferrule (1" - 2.5") $60.00
Additional Ferrule (3" - 6") $100.00

Glacier Tanks will accept returns of website standard stocking items, but only if:

  1. The item is new, unused, and in resellable condition;
  2. You notify Glacier Tanks and request a return authorization within 14 days of your receipt of the item;
  3. You return the item to Glacier Tanks, postage/shipping prepaid within 5 days of Glacier Tanks' return authorization (RMA);
  4. Special/custom order items are not returnable;
  5. Gaskets and seals are not returnable;
  6. Non-conforming/Discontinued/Damaged items are not returnable.

After your items have been received by Glacier Tanks and verified to be unused, we will refund your purchase price, less shipping costs. Returns will incur a 15% restocking fee. Shipping costs are your responsibility and shall not be paid by Glacier Tanks.

Please be sure you understand and agree to any drawings supplied to you prior to purchase of custom or special order items. Payment of deposits for custom or special order items indicates your approval and acceptance of such custom or special order items.

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