The Brewer's Beast 8-Gallon brewing kettles are much higher quality than the economy line. Brewer's Beast brewing kettles include heavy gauge stainless, tri-clad bottom & induction ready. Lid included. Top coupler is approx 6" off the bottom, used for thermometer. Bottom coupler is approx 1.5" off the bottom, used for a ball valve. Wall thickness: 1.0mm, bottom thickness: 4mm. Dimension: 300mm Diameter, 430mm High.