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AG460
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Description

The hop spider sits on the edge of your kettle. Hops are poured directly into the spider during the boil. It can hold about 10-11 oz of hops. Made from 304 stainless steel. The mesh is 0.2 mm aperture so it will capture 99% of the hop material. The basket is 13.75 in (35cm) high with the opening at the top being 5.9 in (15cm) diameter and tapers down to a 3.9 in (10cm) diameter at the bottom.

Item # AG460
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 2LBS
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Why did you choose this?
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To filter solids out of the wort, pre-cooldown.
Matt Y on Oct 5, 2018
Help prevent the pump in the Robobrew from being blocked
aaron scholes on Sep 29, 2018
To filter solids out of the wort, pre-cooldown.
Matt Y on Oct 5, 2018
Keep the hop
Salvador M on Oct 4, 2018
Help prevent the pump in the Robobrew from being blocked
aaron scholes on Sep 29, 2018
Recommended to keep Robobrew pumps free from hop debris.
James S on Sep 21, 2018
Preventing Robobrew pump from clogging
Robert T on Sep 17, 2018
keep my hop matter out of the Wort
JOSEPH P P on Sep 10, 2018
easier then hop bags
Michael V on Sep 1, 2018
Trying to keep my new plate chiller from getting clogged and read that this will help.
Kent T on Aug 15, 2018
goes well with robobrew I hear
Zach b on Aug 14, 2018
Seemed like a good idea...
Eric C on Aug 7, 2018
Easy
John M on Jul 23, 2018
Have one, need a 2nd to allow for larger/multiple hops additions
Leonard P on Jul 6, 2018
Because MoreBeer supports the Brewing Network
Adam J on Jul 4, 2018
Cuz I need it to keep hops out of the pump
William C on Jun 26, 2018
easier way to add hops to the wort? maybe?
Mark Bauer on May 3, 2018
To make cleaning quicker
Damon A on Apr 30, 2018
to keep from clogging my robobrew!
Mattox B on Apr 28, 2018
helps keep hops out of wort.. got great reviews
Robert T on Apr 24, 2018
Necessary add on for GF system to prevent potential filter clogging
Ben M on Apr 24, 2018
Don't trust bags to not contribute old hop character
Nicholas P on Apr 18, 2018
Needed for hop boils to not plug plate chiller
Russell F on Apr 16, 2018
Large enough basket for a 30 gal. boil kettle
JEFF M on Mar 21, 2018
Free up time from buying new mesh bags every few batches
Connor M H on Mar 16, 2018
Want to try
Mikhail M on Mar 16, 2018
Helps to make a clean beer
Francisleo T on Mar 6, 2018
Good price
TJ Shively on Mar 5, 2018
Hops
Larry A on Feb 26, 2018
cleaner option than a hop bag
Steve J on Feb 21, 2018
wanted to try to clean up wort
dennis s on Feb 15, 2018
plate chiller
Greg b on Feb 7, 2018
Hopping in boil kettle
jared c on Feb 6, 2018
recommended for use with a chiller plate
Robert G on Jan 18, 2018
To make hopping easier
Roger LaClair on Jan 10, 2018
Keep the hop
Salvador M on Oct 4, 2018
Recommended to keep Robobrew pumps free from hop debris.
James S on Sep 21, 2018
Will this do well with my 10 gallon Anvil Kettle?
John Coughlin on Sep 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Should be fine, John. You may need to modify the handle depending on your setup. I use the same spider with my 10 gallon Brewbuilt. I wanted to raise the bottom of the spider to sit above my electric heating element. Simply modified the handle to raise the resting height. This also allowed the spider’s top rim to stay well above the boil level. Good luck.
Reviews

4.2 / 5.0
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Just okay.
I’m still searching for a good hop stopper. The first one of these had a long handle/hook that I bent out to lower farther into the boil (I’m brewing on 30 gallon Stout Tanks equip). The second two I ordered had a shorter hook that I could not bend to lengthen.
September 14, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Keeps my plate chiller clean
Bought to attempt to keep my plate chiller clean, and so far it is working.
August 28, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Should’ve invested a long time ago!
This was a surprise from the wife, she actually payed attention to my homebrew equipment ramblings. I love this thing! I brewed with it Saturday and Monday... man I’m in love! Beat the hell out of the PVC Hop Spider. P.S. thanks for supporting The BN
July 24, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
hop spider
have only used once , but it worked great , kept almost all the hop sludge out of the wort.
May 7, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
As advertised
Keeps hops out of the fermenter as advertised. Its hugely tall though, have to set it diagonally in my 8 gallon pot. A shorter version would be nice.
April 30, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
Mesh is too fine
I can't say I've found this hop spider to be very useful. The mesh plugs if using hop pellets - and you simply get no liquid exchange. With whole leaf, it becomes completely filled with 4oz. You're better off with a hop bag. It does fit nicely in a keggle.
April 16, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Great product great price
Love it! Came in great shape!
April 9, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Works great.
Love it! Works awesome
March 19, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Great addition
Worked great with a 5.5 oz whirlpool charge. Cleaned up easily in a little PBW. Saves a lot of trouble cleaning my plate chiller.
March 15, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Small mesh screen.
Mesh is small and clogs easily. After a couple ounces of hops the mesh had clogged and wort stopped flowing through completely.
March 5, 2018