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GrogTag: Wine Labels for Beer Bottles + 10% Off Site Wide

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 09:28
from GrogTag: Wine Labels aren’t just for wine – turn your bottle into a story! Sure, they say “Wine Labels”, but they work just as well on a bottle of Porter, Stout, or that triple hopped Pale Ale. The front label is for your image, and that back one is great for a story about […]
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Patent No. 1899784A: Bottle Cap

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:31
Today in 1933, US Patent 1899784 A was issued, an invention of Albin H. Warth, assigned to the Crown Cork & Seal Co., for his “Bottle Cap.” This crown was patented shortly before the repeal of Prohibition, which took place several months later, in December, although by April some...

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Ends Soon: Free Shipping with $59 Midwest Supplies Order

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:35
Spend $59 at Midwest Supplies and get free shipping.  There are some exceptions. Check out the full details and grab the coupon code Recent Great Deals:
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Beer In Ads #1479: Bavarian Brewery, E. Anheuser & Co.

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 23:27
Friday’s ad is for the Bavarian Brewery, a.k.a. E. Anheuser & Co., from 1860. This, of course, was the brewery that would later be called Anheuser-Busch, but sixteen years before they’d start making Budweiser. Even then, it was a fairly large enterprise, with “bottling for...

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Patent No. 1018703A: Building For Cooling And Storing Beer

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 20:21
Today in 1912, US Patent 1018703 A was issued, an invention of Wilhelm Griesser, for his “Building for Cooling and Storing Beer.” This one seems crazy, an entire building being patented. There’s no Abstract, but the description states that the “present invention has...

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Pedal Foot Switch for Easy Pump Operation

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 20:17
I use this on/off foot pedal foot switch for easy, hands free control of my March Pump while brewing.  I’ve used the same one since of March of 2011 and it works great.  I keep it at the base of my Blichmann TopTier, relatively close to where my pump sits.  One foot press turns the pump on […]
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Patent No. 3022617A: Conveyor Keg Palletizing Device

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 15:54
Today in 1962, US Patent 3022617 A was issued, an invention of John Miller and Vincent J. Russoman, assigned to Schaefer Brewing Co., for their “Attachment for Conveyor Keg Palletizing Device.” There’s no Abstract, and given that there are a record (for me at least) 45 drawings...

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Next Session Coming Up For The Up And Coming

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 14:25
For the 97th Session, our host is Brett Domue, who is one-half of the duo writing Our Tasty Travels, along with Erin De Santiago. He’s asking us all to opine on “Up-and-Coming Beer Locations.” Essentially he wants to know. Where are tomorrow’s beer superstars? We all have...

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Free TimeStick with $99 Purchase – Save $25!

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 14:06
For a limited time ThermoWorks is throwing in a free Yellow TimeStick Timer with any purchase of $99 or more.  No coupon or promo code is required. That means you can pick up that Thermapen Thermometer (review) you’ve had your eye and get an TimeStick Timer thrown in for free.  That’s a savings of $25. […]
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10 EZ Lok Brass Inserts (for DIY Tap Handles) – $4.70, 47 cents Each

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:29
Thanks to HBF Reader Brian for this tip!  There are 8 Ways to Connect with HBF 10 Pack of EZ Lok Threaded Brass Inserts ( 3/8″-16, .625″ Length).  Brian indicates that these are the right size for making your own tap handles.  Check out this review for some additional information and insight. 2/27/15 2:30 PM Central: This 10 […]
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Beer & Wine Hobby’s New Website + Free Shipping, No Minimum

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:19
Beer & Wine Hobby just launched a brand new website. To celebrate Beer and Wine Hobby is offering free shipping on most items (with no minimum order!).  There are just a few exclusions.  This runs through March 1, 2015. Visit Beer & Wine Hobby – Free Shipping Sale
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Patent No. 644171A: Attachment For Beer-Dispensing Apparatus

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:28
Today in 1900, US Patent 644171 A was issued, an invention of William Handler, for his “Attachment for Beer-Dispensing Apparatus.” There’s no Abstract, but in the description Handler explains that his “invention relates to an attachment for beer-dispensing apparatus,”...

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Reader Tip: STC-1000 Dual Stage Digital Temperature Controller for $15.99 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:18
Thanks to HBF Reader for Rick this tip!  There are 8 Ways to Connect with HBF via NewEgg Flash The STC-1000 is a very popular homebrewing temperature controller.  This is a dual stage controller.  That means it has the ability to control both a heating and cooling device.  Great for a kegerator or a fermentation chamber/deep freeze. […]
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6 Gallon PET Plastic Carboy – $20.50 + Hands On Review

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:03
Product Description – Here  Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. I have this fermenter and it works great.  Check out my Hands on Review.  Stated capacity is 6 gallons, but I think it’s closer to 6.25 gallons.  Check out my review for more info on that. Specifications Uses a #10 stopper or a 5 Gallon Carboy Hood. Rated […]
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Expert Q and A – Juno Choi from BSG HandCraft – Live Now!

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 06:54
Juno Choi, Marketing Manager at BSG HandCraft and Founder of Chop Liver Craft Beer Festivals has been a craft beer lover since 1998 and a homebrewer since 2000. He’s worked in a number of spots in the homebrewing and craft beer industry including his current spot at BSG HandCraft and a 10 year stint at Northern Brewer. […]
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7 Premium Madagascar Vanilla Beans – $6.95 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 06:53
7 “plump moist” genuine Madagascar Vanilla Beans. Add some of these to your favorite Stout or Porter 2/27/15 10:28 AM Central: These have been fluctuating between $6.95 and $8.95 with free shipping.  As of this posting they are selling for $6.95 with free shipping.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and […]
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20+ Gallon (82 Qt) Stainless Kettle… $123.06… Shipped, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 06:43
82 Quart/20.5 Gallon Stainless Steel Kettle from Bayou Classic.  18 gauge stainless steel.  Durable, Reliable and versatile.  18.75″ diameter.  17″ height.  Carrying handles.  Includes kettle and lid. 2/27/15 8:42 AM: This highly rated combo has dropped to $123.06.  That’s the best historical Amazon price I could find.  Shipping is also free.  This is a great […]
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4 Way CO2 Manifold with MFL Fittings – $36.99

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 06:26
4 Way CO2 Manifold with integrated check valves and 1/4″ MFL Connections.  Ritebrew has a number of manifold options available from 2 to 8 way with MFL and barb ball valves. 843667 – 4-Way Gas Distributor – MFL – $36.99 Recent RiteBrew Finds:
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Beer In Ads #1478: My Friend Budweiser

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 21:42
Wednesday’s ad is for Budweiser, from 1907. The simple ad from over 100 years ago is trying to make friends. For every tuxedoed, top-hatted man with a patriotic flag lapel pin is a friend of Budweiser. The post Beer In Ads #1478: My Friend Budweiser appeared first on Brookston Beer Bulletin.

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Australian Grenache Rose Pre-Order Ends Soon + Kegging Sale

Homebrew Finds - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 18:26
Adventures in Homebrewing‘s Winexpert Selection Limited Australian Grenache Rose Pre-Sale is ending soon.  This kit is available by pre-order only.  Adventures in Homebrewing ships it for free. About the wine: Crisp hints of red cherry, fresh strawberry and a barely off-dry, refreshing finish. Enjoy it this summer with your favorite summer salads and barbecue fare. Australian Grenache Rose […]
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