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All Grain vs Extract Brewing on the iGulu F1

All Grain vs Extract Brewing on the iGulu F1

Austin from 5 Minute Brewery answered a looming question that many people had about using the iGulu brew kits versus going a more traditional route of using all grain.

Austin aims to compare two pale ales, one using unmilled grain containing pale malt, Vienna malt, and crystal malt, and the other the pale ale kit from iGulu.

All Grain Brew Ingredients:

  • 2.8 gal Reverse Osmosis Water
  • Pale Ale Malt (77.4%) 1 lbs 8 oz
  • Vienna (19.4%) 6 oz
  • Munich Light (3.2%) 1 oz
  • 4 g Calcium Chloride
  • 7 g Epsom Salt
  • 5 g Gypsum
  • oz Halltertau Magnum Hop Pellets
  • 25 oz Galaxy Hop Pellets
  • Imperial Yeast - A24 Dry Hop

Equipment Needed:

  • Water Filtration: Portable Reverse Osmosis water filter
  • Digital Mini scale, 200g
  • Mash Tun: Anvil Foundry (6.5 gallon capacity)
  • Anvil Steam Condenser
  • Grain Mill: Malt Master R2 Pro (modified with corded drill)
  • Hop Strainer: LUCKEG Brand 300
  • Fermenter: SS Brewtech 7gal conical with FTSS and FTSS extensions 
  • Hydrometer
  • Keg: 1 Gallon iGulu Tritan Keg
  • Fermentation Tank, Serving Tank - iGulu F1
  • Hydrometer, connectors, miscellaneous tubing


  1. Start off by collecting 2.8 gallons of reverse osmosis water.
  2. Mash milled malt at 149° F for 60 Min
  3. Add water additions: calcium chloride, Epsom salt, and gypsum.
  4. Heat for 60 minutes then begin the preheating process to 212°F
  5. Pull out the grains at around 170°F and allow them to drain while recirculating the wort to recapture some efficiency
  6. At the 30 minute mark, add the first hop addition of Magnum Hops.
  7. At the 5 minute mark, add the second hop addition of Galaxy Hops.
  8. Pitch at around 70°F into the iGulu Tritan Keg and put in one packet of Imperial Yeast – A24
  9. Place iGulu keg into iGulu and select Ale, 3 Stages
    1. 6 days at 65° F 18° C
    2. 10 days at 68° F - 20° C
    3. 3 days at 39° F - 4° C
  10. Tap Brew

Click below to watch Austin’s full video + his impressions of the All Grain Brew vs a previous extract brew done with the iGulu Pale Ale kit!

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