Brewing the same beer on $300 v $3000 systems

Beginner
We took two all-grain homebrew systems and brewed the same batch of beer on both – a London Porter. See brew day and our blind taste test to identify which beer brewed which system.

$3000 system featured is the electric Blichmann BrewEasy.

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 13.72 gal
Post Boil Volume: 11.72 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 11.00 gal
Bottling Volume: 10.00 gal
Estimated OG: 1.056 SG
Estimated Color: 35.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 28.1 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 65.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 66.5 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
18 lbs 6.0 oz 2-row English Pale Malt (2.7 SRM) Grain 1 72.1 %
3 lbs 4.0 oz Brown Malt (58.8 SRM) Grain 2 12.8 %
2 lbs 4.0 oz Caramel 80 (80.0 SRM) Grain 3 8.8 %
1 lbs 9.6 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 4 6.3 %
3.00 oz Fuggle Pellets [4.30 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 22.5 IBUs
1.50 oz Fuggle Pellets [4.30 %] – Boil 15.0 min Hop 6 5.6 IBUs
2.0 pkg London ESB Ale (Wyeast Labs #1968) [124. Yeast 7 –

Mash Schedule: BIAB, Medium Body
Total Grain Weight: 25 lbs 7.6 oz
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Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Saccharification Add 62.84 qt of water at 160.4 F 153.0 F 60 min
Mash Out Heat to 168.0 F over 7 min 168.0 F 10 min

Sparge: If steeping, remove grains, and prepare to boil wort
Notes:
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https://byo.com/stories/issue/item/3423-fuller-s-london-porter-clone
Muntons Pale Ale malt
Alt yeast: White Labs WLP002 English Ale
Ferment at 62F

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