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HellFire Floor Standing Blichmann Burner
BL256

HellFire Floor Standing Blichmann Burner

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Description

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.

Features:

  • 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.

 
 
Item # BL256
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 29 LBS
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Why did you choose this?
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Wanting to upgrade for my 20-gallon boils, hope it's worth it.
Robert C on Apr 6, 2021
Because with legs I can elevate my 30 gallon kettle.
Michael Postiff on Feb 3, 2021
Wanting to upgrade for my 20-gallon boils, hope it's worth it.
Robert C on Apr 6, 2021
I’ll liked the BTU output
Heather C on Mar 27, 2021
Because with legs I can elevate my 30 gallon kettle.
Michael Postiff on Feb 3, 2021
Best in the business
Corey S on Jan 14, 2021
Have the previous model and I love it. This one has more BTUs, an integrated wind shield, will stand at the same height as my other burner. This becomes the new burner for my boil kettle
Matthew B on Jan 13, 2021
Best
Tim T on Dec 30, 2020
Best reviews
Steven K on Dec 24, 2020
Add a third burner to my TopTier
Tom l on Dec 21, 2020
Heard from others its a great product
mary L b on Dec 7, 2020
by far best fryer burner on the market.
Robert Wayne S on Nov 30, 2020
hard to find a burner that will convert to natural gas
Curtis R on Nov 17, 2020
Would like to boil more quickly, as well as have the ability to do 20 gallon batches
Will S on Nov 12, 2020
Quality is known.
Joe P on Nov 7, 2020
Recommended by local brewer
Jim C on Oct 28, 2020
Seems very high quality.
Edward H on Sep 9, 2020
Blichmann has the best quality
MICHAEL G on Sep 4, 2020
Did my research and this looks like it's the best burner for the money
Chris E on Sep 4, 2020
Saw on reddit and other forums it was the best for home brewing
Kyle T on Sep 3, 2020
Finally decided after buying cheaper products to finally buy something good.
John Layton on Aug 26, 2020
Looks cool even though it’s hot
Linh V on Aug 21, 2020
Reputation
Timothy Holschbach on Aug 15, 2020
I'm planning on purchasing the Blichmann BrewCommander (propane version) to digitally control my brewing process.
Cliff M on Aug 8, 2020
30 gallon spike kettle
Mathew B on Aug 1, 2020
Tired of the free one I've been using leaving soot everywhere.
Matt W on Jul 21, 2020
Recommended as the best everywhere
Jorge Adrian Salinas G on Jul 17, 2020
Met all my needs
Daniel H on Jul 11, 2020
Reading the reviews
GALE M on Jul 7, 2020
Efficiently and quality
Ryan M on Jun 18, 2020
Gift for my husband
MyArtTeacher on Jun 17, 2020
Its was one of the 10 best on brewcabin.com
Micah N on Jun 12, 2020
Have the 75000BTU Blichmann and I love it. I need a second unit for a faster brew day..
Valued C on Jun 2, 2020
Based on reviews, this is by far the best burner for your money.
David G on May 30, 2020
Reviews
Joseph L on May 22, 2020
It’s a great burner!
Clay C on May 19, 2020
Blichmann's reputation for excellence is unsurpassed.
Jim Watts on May 13, 2020
watched reviews on youtube
David R on May 13, 2020
MORE POWER!
Aaron on May 12, 2020
The amount of BTU is insane on this thing. Plus, free shipping
Scott Hyder on May 12, 2020
Reviews are good, time saver.
RUSSELL LEE L on May 6, 2020
friend review
Sean T on Apr 23, 2020
Need a bigger burner, read this was the best
Brandon S on Apr 23, 2020
I checked reviews and this looked like a high quality burner
Matt S on Apr 17, 2020
Friend has older version. Heats quickly and evenly. Propane saving makes it worth it.
Michael J on Mar 31, 2020
Best in the business
Natalie m on Mar 21, 2020
Reviews on various sites
John h on Mar 10, 2020
Good reviews
Doug C on Jan 31, 2020
Good reviews
Joseph S on Jan 10, 2020
Because we already own 2 and we know they are by far the best burners for our 1bbl system
Fernando S on Dec 31, 2019
this is a very nice burner and efficient
TODD MCCLURE on Dec 27, 2019
Good Reviews
Jacob A on Dec 21, 2019
I’ll liked the BTU output
Heather C on Mar 27, 2021
Best in the business
Corey S on Jan 14, 2021
What is the smallest diameter kettle size you can use with the Blichmann Hellfire burner? My 10gal SSBrewtechBME is 13.8" dia.
Richard Schramm on Feb 14, 2021
BEST ANSWER: The diameter of the burner opening is 11", so that would be absolute minimum brew kettle diameter. With the adjustable outer brackets as close to center as possible, the distance from the opening edge to the opposite bracket stop is about 13", so your 13.8" pot should be fine. It will be able to slide back-and-forth a bit, but won't be in danger of falling into the burner opening.
Would this still function on the ground without the legs?
Peter Geyer on Aug 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes Peter, the Hell Fire works fine without the leg extensions. I have two and use them on a bare concrete floor without problem. I would not use them on a painted floor or combustable materials.
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
BEST ANSWER: 11.5"
Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Because of this burner I had one of the most hectic brew days in years. I have been brewing for almost a decade on a cheap single jet burner and have my routine down to a tee. This burner ruined my routine!

I missed my strike water temp by 30 degrees and had a massive boil over. This burner is a beast- very quiet but powerful and did as advertised. I would recommend to anyone looking to upgrade.

High quality product
March 30, 2021
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I Bring the "Hellfire"
This is a great burner. Got 6 gallins of water to a boil in about 20 minutes. I definitely would recommend!!
March 17, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Nice burner for the price
This is one heavy duty burner. I went from a brutus style setup with 23 & 32 tips burners to an eBIAB system (120V) so I needed a burner to quickly head mash/sparge water. With NG, it doesn't have the power as my old 23/32 tip burners but it also doesn't cause black marks on my kettle like the old burners.
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February 28, 2021
Purchased
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Should Have Bought This To Start With
Great Burner. Blichmann puts out some high quality products for sure. This one definitely puts out the heat! I really should have just bought this burner to start with. Can't wait for the legs to show up so I can raise the 30 gallon kettle to a comfortable height.
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February 26, 2021
Purchased
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Hellfire burner.
This is much quieter than my old turkey fryer burner. It seems to get my 10 gallon batches up to temperature just fine.
January 24, 2021
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Intense power
I bought this because I couldn't get 8ish gallons hot fast enough on my stove top. Problem solved. I got it to strike temp faster than I was ready for, and when I boiled, I got up to temp very quickly and had a good hot break. Am very happy with the performance. my only con is the heat shield is sketchy, I can't figure out how to use it to be honest.
January 12, 2021
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Works great Nice and sturdy
December 28, 2020
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome burner
Awesome burner, very easy to adjust flame. Very heavy duty. Worth every penny.
December 24, 2020
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Burner worked great! One question, though. There was some burn-over during the brewing process. The wort spilled over on to the burners and I was not able to clean out the holes sufficiently enough for any flame to come out of them. Could not find any instructions on how to clean them. Help!
November 19, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Glad to hear you're generally enjoying the burner. For cleaning the orifices you can use a standard wire brush to get off the caked on sugars. Otherwise eventually regular use should incinerate the residue and turn it to ash which will clear your burner holes again. Hope this works out for you. Cheers!
November 27, 2020
Malcolm MB
Rated 3 out of 5
Well built, very quiet. Didn’t notice a faster boil though.
Very quiet but didn’t really boiler much faster than my old $35 turkey fryer burner. I was very aware of the blue flame and adjusted it per their intructions.
September 15, 2020
Purchased
7 months ago