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Grainfather Users Group Discussions (25)

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Grainfather Version history

Hi all. I've re-discovered home-brewing over the past three years having previously made some awful stuff in the early eighties with a bunc…

Started by Jeff

0 Nov 13, 2018

WORLD Brew Day - Sat May 5th

HI Just wondered if any of you are partaking.  Sounds like good excuse to brew another beer and have a bit of fun along the way. I'm housin…

Started by Chris Carter

3 May 6, 2018
Reply by Chris Carter

Grainfather Beer Quality

There is plenty of information on the web about the brewing experience with the Grainfather and to honest it looks very appealing and I'm t…

Started by MrC

9 Apr 30, 2018
Reply by MrC

Reiteration mashing

I did an Imperial stout in the weekend and mashed two lots of 5kg grain to get the required abv. Week 74 Grainfather blog tells me to http…

Started by Mark Weusten

0 Apr 3, 2017

Brewing with the new controller

Having done 30 brews on my Grainfather with the old controller, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the new Connect Controller. Picked one u…

Started by Pilgrim

1 Nov 15, 2016
Reply by Taubin

Low abv efficiency

I have always had very low efficiency on my GF. I calculate it to be 67% on bigger beers. I tend to brew around the 6 % mark. I decided to…

Started by Mark Weusten

2 May 14, 2016
Reply by Mark Weusten

Hop Spider

Billy T would have been proud. This made a huge difference to my brew. Not only was the amount of trub minimal but I managed to get the con…

Started by Mark Weusten

10 Apr 15, 2016
Reply by MrC

grain kits

Anyone tried any of the 'Grainkids' all grain kits?

Started by Stevo

1 Sep 29, 2015
Reply by Mark Thomas


4 th brew with grainfather on sunday, all going good and tasting brews 1 & 2 now ....pretty good beer! Anyway, on previous brews on a m…

Started by Stevo

9 Sep 23, 2015
Reply by Steve Adkins

Grainfather Mods

I see the upgrade kits for the early adopters are now available.  I have gone with the free upgrade as the new recirculation set up which s…

Started by Steve Adkins

2 Sep 23, 2015
Reply by Steve Adkins


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