The Kettle Spider

The Kettle Spider

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Make your brew day easier and your additions more efficient with a  MoreBeer! Kettle Spider. Attach one of our reusable nylon bags with drawstring and use the Kettle Spider to steep grains in an extract batch or use for multiple hop additions in a boil. 

Often when you use a bag for hops or grain you are not getting the full extraction of flavor or alpha acids. With an ideal placement in the middle of your kettle, the Kettle Spider aids in extraction of flavor, oils and alpha acids. Get MoreFlavor!

The Kettle Spider makes bags easier to use with hops because it is open throughout the boil. Just keep adding the hops your recipe calls for. Also keeps bags off the bottom of the kettle, preventing a hole from developing in your bag.

Made from 304 Stainless steel with adjustable anti-slip silicone sleeves the Kettle Spider will fit most all kettles.  Diameter of the hole: 3 3/4".  Length of Arms: 10".

To see our extensive collection of hops, click here.

Tip: Instead of tying the bag on you can optionally use a 4" Tri-Clamp fitting to upgrade your setup, and firmly connect a bag to the spider! A customer using this product also suggests using a Keg Lid O-Ring to hold your bag in place.

Max Kettle Diameter - 23"


Please note that this item does not include a mesh bag.

Item # AG434
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 2 LBS
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Valued C on May 16, 2020
Great price, always wanted one
G A on Nov 30, 2019
Valued C on May 16, 2020
reduce hop residue in boil
john k on Dec 2, 2019
Great price, always wanted one
G A on Nov 30, 2019
to keep hop debris out of my beer
Roger L on Nov 20, 2019
Good reviews
Andy f on Nov 14, 2019
I love spiders.
Winslow on Jun 20, 2019
To hold my mesh bags
Robbie on May 15, 2019
Ease of use for filtering hops out of wort.
Kary P on Mar 21, 2019
To make hop addition easier!
Oscar H on Feb 11, 2019
I picked this item to makie working with hop pellets in the kettle easier to manage
John W on Feb 6, 2019
My home made PVC spider melted.
Jon J on Jan 10, 2019
Multi-use support for hop bags, washing/drying fermenters and kettles
JAMES V. on Dec 19, 2018
We wanted to see if it works well to minimize hop trub going to the fermenter
Ryker H on Dec 17, 2018
Looking to make extract kits a little easier with pellet hops
Mark M on Dec 15, 2018
Keeping the wort clean for the plate chiller!
Todd M on Nov 17, 2018
Hop basket that hangs on side of BK is too deep & interferes with electric boil coil.
Valued C on Apr 23, 2018
Buddy likes it
Philip c on Feb 13, 2018
trying to keep trub/solids from transferring from kettle to fermenter
Day I on Jan 30, 2018
reduce hop residue in boil
john k on Dec 2, 2019
to keep hop debris out of my beer
Roger L on Nov 20, 2019
Which reusable nylon bag should I get to go with it?
Jennifer Cook on Apr 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It depends on the size of your boil kettle. There are about 2 inches of bag used to roll over the top of the spider. You do not want the bag to touch the bottom of your kettle but you want it submerged in the wort.
Will the hop spider fit into this?
Andy Murrin on Feb 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Andy - Unfortunately the Hop Spider will not fit in the Kettle Spider.

4.8 / 5.0
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A Real Upgrade
I never was happy to have my mesh bags sitting at the bottom of my kettle. This little gem keeps the ingredients in a great spot, and makes bags a breeze to remove.
May 15, 2020
2 months ago
Better than expected
I really like that this spider fits any size kettle. It's construction is high quality. I have a 25-gallon electric kettle and it is more than big enough to handle the circumference. I ordered the clamp to go with it, and I use a fine-mesh bag.
March 30, 2020
7 months ago
well made and works great. I use a 4" tri clamp to hold the bag on and that works nicely.
November 21, 2019
1 year ago
Works great w/ Unibrau V3
Silicone sleeves are adjustable, a normal size 15" x 5" muslin bag hangs to the perfect depth in the brew kettle. The 4" O-Ring for a corny keg to hold it in place works perfectly, as someone mentioned (thanks!!). Good quality add to my system!
October 30, 2019
9 months ago
Sturdy and practical
March 4, 2019
1 year ago
Great Idea Needs a bigger hole
This thing works great for a small kettle. You have to buy a paint strainer bag for over 5 gallon boil kettle and there is no really good way to connect that bag to the small ring on the hop spider. We use those spring clips that are used for stacks of paper and they seem to work well enough. The opening is a little small for hop additions from small bowls, and in particular adding whole leaf hop additions. Other than that I'm fairly pleased with the amount of a particulate that is not going into my fermenters.
February 12, 2019
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!
February 13, 2019
Tyler W Staff
Game changer
I was very skeptical about this until I saw a friend using it; immediately ordered it for our next brew. It keeps the hops in the bag without later needing to fish out the bags. Absolutely worth it.

The recommended 4" clamp is not very helpful as it doesn't get quite tight enough to make a big difference. Rubber band is easier and works better.
January 17, 2019
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!
January 18, 2019
Tyler W Staff
Dig it! Makes hop additions really easy
December 2, 2018
1 year ago
Last 1 you will need
Well worth it. Best hop containment I've bought and I've tried plenty. This is the one!
November 11, 2018
1 year ago
Excellent addition to my brewing set-up
I have been using a hop bag to reduce the amount of muck in my wort for some time. I've been attaching the bags to the rim of my kettle with a clothes pin but have never been confident of the circulation. Adding hops to a closed draw string bag in a boiling kettle is a bitch. The kettle spider is the perfect solution to several problems. It is a little pricey but well made and I have never found one elsewhere. It is big enough to use with any kettle I am ever likely to own and centers the bag in the kettle for optimum circulation. I draw the bag up through the opening and secure it to the rim of the spider and secure it with three spring-clip wooden clothespins. That allows leaving the mouth of the bag wide open and well above the liquid for easy mid-boil additions. Three clip-type clothes pins hold the bag in place very effectively. I also use it for steeping the grain bags with my extract brews. I only wish I had not paid for the tri-clamp and the keg o-ring which were suggested as possible means to attach the bag. Either of them would be more cumbersome than the clothespins.
August 2, 2018
over 2 years ago