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Barley Crusher MaltMill w/ 15 lb Hopper

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Barley Crusher MaltMill w/ 15 lb Hopper

SKU: 43134

$199.99
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Barley Crusher Malt Mill w/ 15 lb. Hopper

Buy full grains and enjoy grinding them up just before the mash with this high-quality grain mill that does the job right. A must for the serious homebrewer, this grain mill is precision-machined with durable parts to last a lifetime. If you plan on brewing 10-gallon batches, this 15-lb. hopper is right for you and worth the investment.


  • Adjustable rollers on both ends keep gap spacing parallel for a uniform crush along the full length of rollers
  • Rollers feature 12 TPI knurl to efficiently pull the grain through, leaving the hull intact to form a quality filter bed for sparing
  • 1018 cold-rolled steel rollers, 6061 aluminum mill body and hopper, tool steel axles with oil-impregnated bronze bushings
  • Using a 3/8 drill-motor at 500 RPM gives you a crush rate of 6 pounds a minute making the big grain bills fast and easy
  • Includes a solid base with locators for centering on a 5-gallon plastic pail
  • Gap default setting is marked and set at .039 during assembly
  • Adjustment range is from .015 to .070 thousands of an inch
  • Shipped fully assembled
  • Lifetime warranty

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4.9 / 5.0
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Worth the purchase
I filled it completely to the top, and at first, I could not get it to grind the grain. Why? I have no idea. After a bit of adjusting, the grain started grinding, and it worked really well. This is a great buy if you also want a workout as it takes a bit of handle turning to grind 15 lbs. of grain. Another good thing was hardly any assembly.
June 20, 2012
Good
I don't own one, but two of my brew pals have them, and it is super easy to grind out 10+ lbs of grain with the 3/8 drill. It's probably a good price for a mill of this quality, but I gave it four stars because its a bit out of my budget.
April 30, 2010
Quality Product
Well worth the investment if you brew a lot. I typically brew about 300-350 gals per year so this thing has gotten a workout.
September 30, 2010
Great Crusher
I used this crusher at the local brew supply store near my house. It's so phenomenal that I had to get one! They had it set up with an automatic gear mechanic to use with a light switch, but the hand crank works just fine! I love buying whole grains and crushing them right before the mash!
December 6, 2012
The bigger hopper makes a differenec
It takes some strength and time to grind 15 pounds of grain, but thats ok. It does a good job of milling, and the hopper is big enough to hold the entire grain bill.
February 10, 2013
Good product
My friend has this model (I have the 7lb model.) Works identifical as the 7lb model just a little more capacity. I find it convientent to use his 15lb version but it does take up more space and the 7lb just requires you to refill it as you go. Both are great products.
February 12, 2013
Good crush for homebrewing
I can easily crush my grain, and I get a good crush. The crank works well, so I don't need a drill to power it.
February 23, 2013
Nice Value
This is my first grain mill and I went with the 15lb hopper right off the bat since I plan on brewing big beers and the occasional 10 gallon batch. Unit seems solid for the knurled rollers but the hopper seemed thinner than I expected. Its stainless so it should hold up for years. Rather than veggie oil as suggested for bushing lube, I went with a Food grade silicone lube product called Dry Glide. Its clean and very slippery. It claims to be up to 5x more dry friction over average sprays. It'd be great if MW could stock this stuff too. I get it through work now since its cheaper by the case.
March 8, 2013
A good crusher
It holds a lot of grain and does a good job of crushing my grain. Easy to use, well built, and durable. One of the better brewing purchases I've made since switching to all grain.
April 3, 2013
Good mill
It gives a good crush and is easy to use. It takes a while to grind, but it works, and I don't need a screw driver. Just a good old fashioned mill that gets the job done.
June 19, 2013
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I am trying to create a wet rice flour (rice cake). Is it possible?
A K on Jan 27, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This is not the correct kind of mill for milling. A mill like this should only be used for crushing malted grains. Sorry I don't think this is right for you, and if I understand it correctly, using this mill per your intent would void its warranty.
Will this mill grind other grains?
J P on Jan 18, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hello Jan,

Thank you for choosing Midwest Supplies! That mill is only meant for malted grains, most other grains will be too hard and might damage it. I hope that this helps, have a great day!

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