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Blichmann Therminator Wort Chiller
BL100

Blichmann Therminator Wort Chiller

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Description

The Blichmann Therminator Wort Chiller is one of the most popular tools to use when chilling your wort, as it gets the job done quickly, effectively and without much effort from you. This particular chiller has 40 plates and 316 stainless steel plates and fittings. It features ½ inch MPT for the wort in and out, and a ¾ inch MPT garden hose thread for the water in and out. You’ll be able to chill just like the pros when you use the Blichmann Therminator Wort Chiller, as it is extremely similar to the chillers used in commercial breweries.

The Therminator chiller is small but mighty, with the capability to chill 10 gallons of wort down to 68 degrees when using 58 degree water in just five minutes! It measures an ultra compact 7.5 inches wide, 4 inches deep and 3 inches high, which also makes it very easy to clean and sanitize. It is brazed together with pure copper in an oxygen-free furnace so there are no potential leaks, and it even comes with heavy gauge stainless mounting bracket to keep your system looking sturdy and seamless. 

 

  • All 316 stainless steel plates and fittings.
  • Chill like the pro's - Identical to commercial brewery chillers.
  • Brazed together with pure copper in an oxygen free furnace - no potential leaks like a gasketed unit.
  • Chill 10 gal in 5 min to 68°F using 58°F cooling water at 5 gpm.
  • Ultra compact (7.5" W, 4" D, 3" H)
  • Easy to clean and sanitize - small enough to boil!
  • Garden hose thread connections on water side - no extra adapters to buy.
  • 1/2" male NPT fittings on wort side mates up with virtually all common hose connector types. Much easier to sanitize than female fittings.
  • Comes with heavy gauge stainless mounting bracket
 
Item # BL100
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 8 LBS
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Why did you choose this?
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quick cooling
Brett F on May 23, 2020
Leader in this type of equipment
Jeff L on Mar 14, 2020
quick cooling
Brett F on May 23, 2020
building a brutus 10
Marc B on May 23, 2020
Leader in this type of equipment
Jeff L on Mar 14, 2020
requested on gift list
Cynda H on Dec 1, 2019
This is the best chiller you can buy.
William W on Oct 30, 2019
Husband wanted for his birthday:)
Vicki B on Sep 21, 2019
Previously owned one.
Valued C on Sep 16, 2019
Upgrading from my immersion chiller.
Bryce Tuttle on Aug 28, 2019
Trust blichmann equipment own the top tier
James S on Jul 27, 2019
To chill wort.
Ted O on Feb 19, 2019
The brand
jeffrey b on Dec 31, 2018
Gotta have the best!
Brian O on Jul 29, 2018
it is what i want for my how brew setup
Ronald R on Jul 28, 2018
It seemed like it had the most plates overall and I want to cool down my wort FAST
Aaron M on Jul 5, 2018
upgrade from immersion chiller
Michael N on Jun 8, 2018
upgrade from immersion chiller
John L on Apr 4, 2018
Is the best of its kind
It is the best
Silas O on Mar 16, 2018
building a brutus 10
Marc B on May 23, 2020
requested on gift list
Cynda H on Dec 1, 2019
Reviews

4.4 / 5.0
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Good function, poor form
This thing cools wort like a boss. With the correct flow rate and reasonably cool ground water temp you'll be able to cool an arbitrary amount to near pitching temp in short order. You knew that though. Function is top notch, but...

My brew setup uses Blichmann quick connectors everywhere. The Therminator requires garden hose connectors for the cooling water - which means I have to use adapters to make this Blichmann product work with other Blichmann products - silly.

Second, the edges on the back-side of the chiller are sharp. You _will_ cut yourself. Especially if you use Blichmann quick connectors which require you twist something with your fingers right next to raw metal edges.

Third, It feels like it's going to slice your hands when you pick it up. It's very uncomfortable to handle which you have to do when cleaning. This might seem picky but at $200 and with the Blichmann name it's not.

Last, the mount is functional but for something you have to take on/off to clean and store it doesn't make sense to use bolts vs some type of bracket. I'm OK being wrong on this one because it does work well and comes with a solid mount.

Before this I used a DIY counterflow chiller that worked but had crappy connectors and looked lame. If I was buying today I'd look at the compact copper counterflow chillers that likely clean/sanitize/dry better.
June 23, 2020
Purchased
9 months ago
Worked Great!
I was skeptical about this, but it cooled my wort from boil to about 84 even with fairly warm hose water. Next time I'll try to control the flow like they recommend and see if that gets even better results!
April 22, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Does what it's supposed to. Easy to clean if you rinse immediately after use. Another great Blichmann product.
April 19, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Chegou antes do previsto
Excelente produto e a entrega foi antes do prazo.
April 8, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
great product
Living in south Florida we have an issue with cooling the wort. the first time I used this it instantly dropped the temperature 70 degrees with tap water. Wish I would have bought it a long time ago!
November 18, 2019
Chills Fast
Used this for the first time on last brew and 6 gallon batch chilled in about 10 minutes with 58 degree water coming out of my well. This think is built like a tank and worth every penny!
September 20, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Great product, highly recommend I'm buying it, worth the money
September 14, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Blichmann Therminator Chiller
I am so happy that bought this plate chiller. It is amazing how fast it chills hot wort from the kettle to the fermentor. I wish had purchased one years ago.
April 15, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Fastest wort chiller in the west
Quite frankly this little piece of equipment is amazing. My buddy and I chilled our 6 gallons of wort in under 4 minutes going from 210 degrees to 68 degrees. We went from the boil pot to the fermenter in one step. We previously used a large copper coil but this little beauty put the coil out of business. I would recommend it to anyone and everyone.
March 16, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. Cheers!
March 18, 2019
Tyler W Staff
Works great.
I hook two of these together to cool 1 bbl of wort down to 68° in 12 minutes. I would give it five stars if I could disassemble to clean it.
November 1, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago