Stout 9.8-Gallon Electric Kettle w/element Port
Test lab notes
Mirror polish and thoughtful design make for a kettle that both looks and performs great Stout is another one that offers endless customization out of their metal shop, with fittings for the most complicated brewing systems. Aside from the tight welds, the immediate visual differentiator for Stout is the gloss. With a Stout kettle, you could get rid of your bathroom mirror—they’re gorgeous. If you take out the element and switch to propane, their kettles offer a domed bottom with a heat shield to better capture and disperse that heat throughout the body of the kettle. Documentation on setup was minimal, so these are best for folks who can manage on their own, but the tubular handles felt great, and the tri-clamp tangential port made whirpooling a breeze.
Price: $373 Manufacturer: Stout Tanks Available from: conical-fermenter.com