Process

How do I auto tune my Spike Solo controller?
Before you get started, make sure to auto-tune your Solo PID controller. This ensures proper system calculations and helps the heating element run as effici...
Wed, 29 Sep, 2021 at 7:55 PM
How do I control my boil with the Spike Solo controllers?
Check out this video of best practices to follow when boiling with the Spike Solo!    Boil Control Instructions Wait until your heating elements are...
Wed, 29 Sep, 2021 at 7:53 PM
How do I prevent grain from passing through my Solo system/Solo basket?
The single vessel brewing process may lend itself to a small amount of grain passing through your basket and entering your kettle. In our testing, we found...
Fri, 28 May, 2021 at 11:13 AM
How can I avoid a stuck mash with the Solo system?
What is a stuck mash? A stuck mash in your Solo can happen when the filter at the bottom of your basket becomes clogged with grain and no longer lets liqui...
Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 1:34 PM
How do I lift and drain the Solo basket after mashing?
After brewing, you'll look to lift the basket from the Solo to drain the wort and prepare for your boil. We recommend lifting the basket and spent grai...
Wed, 24 Mar, 2021 at 1:43 PM
Can I sparge with the Spike Solo System?
The main advantage of sparging would be to increase efficiency. The Spike Solo already achieves 70% mash efficiency and thus a sparge is not needed. If you ...
Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 at 10:26 AM
How to change Solo Panel from Celsius to Fahrenheit?
To change your Solo Electrical Panel readout from Celsius to Fahrenheit, please follow these steps!  Press "Set" and "<" at the sam...
Wed, 19 May, 2021 at 3:03 PM
Solo - Volume Charts for Strike Water Calculation
The charts below will help determine whether your strike water volume will result in a good water to grist ratio. See HERE  for more info. The left colu...
Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 1:49 PM
How to Improve your Efficiency with the Spike Solo
During the development and testing of the Spike Solo, we averaged roughly 70% mash efficiency. This is a standard efficiency for a single vessel, no-sparge ...
Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 1:40 PM
How much strike water do I need to add?
For a single vessel system, the amount of strike water depends on a few variables: ●    The batch size ●    Trub loss ●    The wort lost during the bo...
Thu, 10 Jun, 2021 at 1:50 PM