What is the minimum amount of equipment I need to have to brew very simple all-grain recipes? Bonus points for cheap & easy-to-find equipment. I'd like to go all-grain eventually, but for the time being I'd just like to dabble. I'd like to be able to do 1- or 2- gallon all-grain batches with an infusion mash. If the equipment would also let me eventually step up to doing a full 5-gallon batch, so much the better. If doing such small batches all-grain is a bad idea, please let me know that too.
My current major equipment list:
- 7 gallon stainless pot (no taps, no built-in thermometer)
- 2 gallon aluminum pot
- Bayou Classic propane burner (though I prefer to use the small pot on my stove for 1 or 2 gallon batches)