1

I just saw a YouTube video where since guy puts the mashing tun - a pot in this case - in the oven to help with heat loss. I believe he didn't heat it, but world heating the oven to around mash temperature would help? Is this a common technique for small batch brewing?

3

Not, unless you set up a custom temp control for the oven. Most ovens start at 200°F which is much higher than any mash temp.

Putting in a warm oven with it off could be done easily with a manual thermometer. Just turn it off when it gets to mash temp and it should hold the heat nicely.

|improve this answer|||||
0

I think it's a good idea. My oven starts out at 170 F. You can get it up to 170, turn it off for a while, open and close the door, and it'll be about the right temp.

I used to use my oven somewhat when I used a pot for a mash tun, but I use plastic now.

|improve this answer|||||
0

You can construct a cooler mash tun with very little $ and only lose a degree or 2 per hour temp. The oven seems a bit unorthodox and tedious.

|improve this answer|||||

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.