Spike Systems

Questions about our turnkey systems

Buying kettles as seen in the system
You can purchase our turnkey kettles by themselves custom, as seen in the system. Attached (at the bottom of the article) are the quotes for each tank in ea...
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018 at 6:45 AM
Electric Requirements for the system
All systems require a 4 wire 240v line to be installed. We also highly recommend using a GFCI breaker for added protection. All installations should be perf...
Fri, 7 Dec, 2018 at 2:08 PM
Double Batch Control Panel Upgrade
With any of the Spike Systems, you can upgrade your panel in order to do double batches. The upgraded panel allows you to fire both elements at the same tim...
Fri, 7 Dec, 2018 at 2:07 PM
What size batch can I brew on each system?
Although it's impossible to give a for sure size for all needs, as grain bills and boil times for each beer can vary widely, below is a good rule of th...
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018 at 10:59 AM
Spike System Counterflow Chiller
We use the MoreBeer counter-flow chiller on all of our spike systems https://www.morebeer.com/products/wort-chiller-counterflow-12-fpt-fittings.html ...
Mon, 7 May, 2018 at 1:54 PM
Table Dimensions
Before buying the system, you may want to know the footprint the table will take up in your garage or basement. Below are the dimensions of each table based...
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 at 3:05 PM
Shipping estimates
We spot the shipping on all of our systems! FREE SHIPPING
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018 at 11:44 AM
Will I need to remove all fittings after brew day for cleaning?
No, the system can be CIP'd using the left over hot water in the HLT. Simply add brewery wash to the HLT's water (we recommend 160F water) and run...
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018 at 10:59 AM
Pumps
The pumps we recommend for any of our kettles and the ones we supply with our systems are below https://www.chuggerpumps.com/product/cpss-in-1/
Tue, 23 Oct, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Bleeding Your Pumps
Sometimes we get questions about our pumps not priming and pushing liquid fast enough.  This is why we supply our systems with bleeder valves on the pumps! ...
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 at 11:41 AM