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Blichmann HellFire Floor Standing Burner

Blichmann HellFire Floor Standing Burner

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Efficient, fast, and versatile.  The new burner from Blichmann Engineering is appropriately named HellFire™!   This dual mode capability burner is unlike anything else on the market and is sure to satisfy all your heating needs.  No wonder it is patent pending!  This custom made burner is tuned to operate in high efficiency mode, and also in a secondary high power mode.  In the high power mode, you'll be amazed with 140,000 BTU/hr output for blazing fast heating - double the power of the previous design.  Waiting for a boil is now a thing of the past.  In the high efficiency mode, you'll get 80,000 BTU/hr and superb heat transfer to the wort and whisper quiet operation.  Plenty of power to keep a rolling boil on a 20 gal batch of beer.  Even our efficiency mode has significantly more power than the competition!  To top off all that power we include a patent pending heat shield to keep that massive power off your valve and thermometer and direct it to your wort.


  • Dual mode capacity
    • High Power Mode: 140,000 BTU/hr
    • Efficiency Mode: 80,000/hr
  • Patent Pending Clip-on Heat Shield keeps valves cool
  • Kettle Retaining bars adjust to accommodate kettles up to 20" in diameter
  • Heavy Gauge Rust free Stainless Steel Construction will keep you brewing for years!
  • Designed for outdoor use, the heat shield and body will protect your brew from wind

Can accommodate kettles up to 20" Diameter or 250 lbs. (175 when using leg extensions)

Leg Extensions are expected to be available in Late November.

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Item # BL256
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 30LBS
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Friend has one and it is uber reliable.
Brent T on Jan 12, 2019
Requested as gift by my home-brewer son.
Eric T on Dec 19, 2018
Friend has one and it is uber reliable.
Brent T on Jan 12, 2019
we saw one used last year to do our sweet corn for freezing
Gary B on Jan 11, 2019
Requested as gift by my home-brewer son.
Eric T on Dec 19, 2018
80,000 btu burner
FRANCIS O on Dec 19, 2018
Per husband request
Karen K on Dec 13, 2018
Quality & Performance
Charles L on Dec 7, 2018
the efficiency and the fact that this is built like a tank means i will be saving money because i will not have to buy another burner in the foreseeable future
Michael G on Dec 6, 2018
Didn't want to brew on the stovetop anymore
Christopher Brown on Nov 17, 2018
Item chosen based on online reviews and recommendations.
Shawn V on Nov 17, 2018
Amazing engineering, completes three tier setup
Robert S on Nov 17, 2018
Blichmann has a good reputation. This product has excellent reviews and is something that I am willing to pay a little extra for to get top quality and outstanding performance.
Josh B on Nov 17, 2018
great reviews.
Yajaira M on Nov 17, 2018
Want to see
ANTONIO C on Sep 27, 2018
Travis B on Sep 11, 2018
Quicker boil time
Robert S on Aug 27, 2018
Stainless and w/ tabs to hold my kettle in place.
Jason Wagner on Jul 30, 2018
Peer reviews in Brew club
MICHAEL B on Jul 30, 2018
Name brand and good reviews; quality.
Salvador M on Jul 26, 2018
It's supposedly the best.
Ryan A on Jul 25, 2018
Purchased one recently to replace an old burner. This burner works so well and fast that I decided to replace my second burner with another Hellfire. A truelly amazing burner.
Paul C on Jul 24, 2018
Looking for burner with higher BTU output for faster heating
Jon K on Jul 24, 2018
best on the market and you had the best price
Stephen J on Jul 10, 2018
Compared to other burners in price range, this one had the best reviews.
Jeremy G on Jul 9, 2018
To match my other Blichmann burners
Karl B H on Jun 26, 2018
hot hot fire
Timothy C on Jun 13, 2018
I've been using a Blichman burner since 2012 and needed a second one.
Kenneth Ackerson on Jun 5, 2018
Recommended by fellow brewers
Mike A on Jun 4, 2018
I trust the company
Scott D on May 19, 2018
After reading several reviews, this seemed to be what I'm looking for.
Austin G on May 9, 2018
Friend has one. Nice burner.
Valued C on Apr 27, 2018
Great reputation and reviews
Craig S on Apr 27, 2018
Recommended by fellow brewer
J.J. P on Apr 18, 2018
Quality build, high BTU's
David Williams on Apr 6, 2018
great burner , already have 2
JAMES B on Apr 4, 2018
quiet, fast heating, controllable
jeremiah t on Apr 3, 2018
Need a bigger burner for the pot I bought
Valued C on Apr 3, 2018
American made, great quality, and I want my heating times faster
Mark F on Mar 24, 2018
Mick Jones Studio on Mar 20, 2018
BTU's is double the one i was looking at.
Silas E on Mar 16, 2018
BTU output
rod c on Mar 8, 2018
Faster boil time
Ryan P on Mar 3, 2018
Used a friends and loved it. Had to have my own.
Valued C on Feb 24, 2018
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Valued C on Feb 19, 2018
love the brand. excellent customer service
Bryan W on Feb 19, 2018
I need a second burner - currently have this burner and I'm very pleased with it.
Walter S on Feb 15, 2018
Reviews were good, best burner for the price on the market, free shipping
Andrew Z on Feb 6, 2018
Brew strong
Michael T on Jan 25, 2018
I’m attempting to make beer and this looked legit so here I am
Valued C on Jan 23, 2018
Features, price
Brian A on Jan 19, 2018
we saw one used last year to do our sweet corn for freezing
Gary B on Jan 11, 2019
80,000 btu burner
FRANCIS O on Dec 19, 2018
Would this still function on the ground without the legs?
Peter Geyer on Aug 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, absolutely. I and several of my brew buddies have this burner and none have the legs. However, it is bit more difficult to light and to see whether (or how high) the flame is burning at ground level.
What is the diameter of the heat shield around the burner? ( Not the width with legs just the heat shield.)
Casey schmiett on May 17, 2018

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Best bang for the buck!
Just buy it. Solid quality and workmanship!
January 16, 2019
1 month ago
Disappointed with the polishing on the welding
Just arrived today, haven't used it yet but I was disappointed to see some sloppy polishing in the welding right on the front of the unit. First place you see. Only cosmetic, but I admittedly purchased this not only because of the function, but I also liked that it was really good looking hardware. My advise is to get the edelmetall instead, better quality for the same price.
December 28, 2018
Best burner
Burner is amazing I was able to bring six and a half gallons to a boil very fast and then turn it down to a even rolling boil temp. I use a 40 lb propane tank never a frost issue.
October 15, 2018
4 months ago
This thing hardly uses any propane
This burner paid for itself with the amount of propane I save.
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October 15, 2018
6 months ago
Thing is bad ass!!! The leg extenders help out a lot!
October 8, 2018
Blichman Hellfire Burner
This burner is amazing. I wish I had switched to the Hellfire long ago. I will be adjusting my brew day schedule. No more sitting around waiting. This burner took a half to one hour off my brew day.
September 5, 2018
4 months ago
Hellfire burner
I’ve used several other burners in the past. The hell fire is by far my favorite. The stainless steel construction is meant to last and is easy to clean. The burner is easy to lite and simple to control. The flame is super hot and brought 10 gallons from sparge to boil in around 10 minutes. I was also able to throttle it back and maintain a slow rolling boil. So far I’ve done 4 batches on 1 propane bottle. The hooks at the edge of the burner were easy to adjust to hold my 5,10, and 28 gallon pots. Overall it’s been a great experience.
August 27, 2018
5 months ago
Pretty good burner, not the best in my opinion though
The flame laps around the sides of the kettle and transmit a significant amount of lateral heat - so careful of things that might be alongside the burner (like your propane tank!). I wish the heat shield went all around, instead of just the front. Also, I'm not a big fan of the flow control being at the end of the hose near the propane connect. For the same money, I also have an Edelmetall burner, which I prefer. Although the listed BTUs are much higher on the Blichmann, I find that if I crank the gas, it sounds like a jet engine, the flames really shoot out from under my kettle, it generates a lot! of ambient heat, and it burns a lot! of propane. When I adjust the Blichmann to a level that seems appropriate, my wort comes to boil in about the same time with Edelmetall (I do big mashes, and split into two boils - parti-gyle style). I like the heat shield and gas valve on the Edelmetall better as well.
August 27, 2018
1 year ago
Love the hellfire. Saves on propane.
August 19, 2018
5 months ago
Very happy with it
We ran it for about 6 hours straight to boil water for canning sweet corn and it worked great and was not near as loud as I thought it might be on high wide open,actually it was quieter than our old burner that put out only about half as much heat
July 24, 2018
6 months ago