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I personally would not use an aluminum kettle for a mash tun. Aluminum transfers heat too well. While that's great for a boil kettle or hlt, a mash tun needs to hold heat. Even if well insulated it will lose much more heat than its stainless steel counter part and way more than a cooler style tun.


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You can certainly use aluminum for a mash tun and do a direct fired set up. It comes down to whether or not you like that process. I have a direct fired stainless steel mash tun. I use a false bottom and a pump to constantly recirculate the wort through the mash. This keeps things moving when I am applying heat and prevents scorching or overheating the ...


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Aluminium is not used commercially as the risks of contaminating the work with aluminium, CIP with Caustic and Acid destroys aluminium. Likewise you do not want to contaminate your wort/beer. If the pH of your wort was to drop below ~4.5 then it would risk affecting the stability of the oxide layer. They would be fine to use for HLT or CLT. ie anything ...



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