Spike Systems

Questions about our turnkey systems

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...
Mon, 14 Jan, 2019 at 8:26 AM
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...
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019 at 3:01 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
Wort is very susceptible to contamination and infection below 180 degrees, so it's key to drop wort temperature to yeast pitching target temperature as...
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019 at 12:22 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, 13 Mar, 2019 at 2:55 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
Heating Elements
Our Heating elements are 240V and 5500W and can interface with a 1.5" TC ferrule. Attached is a picture. We can sell them in a custom order for $75
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018 at 1:47 PM