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All-In-One Brewing System Advice


Ray Murphy — Cheektowaga, New York asks,

I am an all-grain brewer who has typically used a cooler mash tun. I recently bought an Anvil Foundry system, but have not brewed with it yet. Any advice for my first brew day with it? For example, things to know that might not be mentioned in the manual?

The Anvil Foundry is one of several mash-boil combination systems on the market using a removable cylinder with perforated bottom section to contain the mash. In contrast to the old school mash
Response by Ashton Lewis.