Brewtools brewing system review in English!

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  1. Mar 31, 2019 #1

    David Heath

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    By very popular demand I am very pleased to share with you all my review of the Brewtools brewing system.
    This marks the first review of this system in English and as such, I believe it to be an important one now that this system is available in not just Europe but also just recently the US market. This review is the end result of numerous brews and many hours of separate testing. I do hope you all find it to be informative, useful and interesting :)
    Do let me know.

    As usual, thank you for all your kind support and enthusiasm for my channel.
    Please keep your questions, feedback and requests coming but please give me some time to answer, I get a lot of messages and answer them in the order they were sent in, particularly those on Facebook messenger tend to stack up! If you are comfortable then please ask questions within Facebook groups or Youtube, so that others can also either benefit or contribute.
    Happy brewing!

     
  2. Mar 31, 2019 #2

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    Great review Dave :thumba:

    I couldn't resist having a look at the price as you didn't include it in the review (for those that may have skipped it Dave did say why) and it is similar to the Braumeister and like the Braumeister the heating element is replaceable (as is every part on the Brewtools system) so it looks a great piece of kit.
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    Thank you :)
    Yes this whole price thing on videos is a bit pointless really as people watch at different times and from different countries and I cannot cover them all. Yes, right now it is pretty similar to BM pricing.
    As I guess you gathered this is better all round compared to a BM though.
     
  4. Apr 1, 2019 #4

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    A very good machine but like the BM it will only appeal to those with a wad of cash burning a hole in their pocket, if I remember right only one member here owns a BM and I would imagine price is the reason.
     
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    As a grainfather owner I now feel rather insignificant. Seriously professional set up, awesome.
     
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    ive got a BM, and generally i love it, although i and others have had a few issues with it.
     
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    Nothing is ever perfect :)
     
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    Now available in the UK, I’m surprised the reseller hasn’t made a song and dance about it.
     
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    Ahh nice. Could you say where or give a link please?
     
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    Maltmiller....brewing your raw IPA tomorrow on one.
     
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    Really tempted to buy one...
     
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    More than one member on here has a BM. I bought one of the first programmable models after they stopped making the manual models. The fine filters were made of fabric. I now have two a 50 litre and a twenty litre. Usings the additional malt tubes I can brew from 10 litres to 60 litres. Would not change them for anything.
     
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    There are a few on here with the BM when I bought mine I bought it direct from Germany saved me 20% in VAT.
     
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    It is surprising that they are not marketing it, could be political. Hope you enjoy the brew :)
     
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    No need to change them if they are working well for you as I see it.
     
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    I have one as well. I have no idea why @Chippy_Tea would claim only one member has one
     
  17. Nov 22, 2019 #17

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    I was referring to Hoddy who IIRC has owned his a while and has discussed owning one many times its not a system many members will own due to the price hence my sweeping statement.
     
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    I haven't got one if that helps ..
     
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    Yes, they have never sold in big numbers. Partly because of the retail price and also because the margins on them to retailers are pretty crazy low. Big outlay and small profit is not a good start for any business.
     

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