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3 Models of Used High Temp Brewing Pumps (Chugger and March) on Sale

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 14:18
Two days ago MoreBeer added two models of used Chugger pumps (both stainless and polysulfone inline) to their Sale and Clearance Page.  I noticed they have also added the used High Flow March Pumps to that lineup. These are high temperature, food safe pumps.  I use my my pump (March High Flow) for vorlaufing/recirculating, transferring from […]
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Craftsman Wrench Bottle Opener – $5.09 + Lifetime Warranty

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 13:40
Craftsman Wrench Style Bottle Opener from Sears.  I have one of these and it’s great!  This is built like a regular wrench and as a result it feels substantial.  If you’re a cap collector, it also does a good job of removing caps without messing them up too much.  You basically end up with an […]
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Reader Tip: Dual Scale Refractometer w/Corrected Scale… $20.09… Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 13:15
Thanks to HBF Reader James for this tip!  There are 8 Ways to Connect with HBF The RSG-100ATC refractometer reads in both Brix and Gravity.  This refractometer features a corrected scale and ATC (automatic temperature compensation). What is a corrected scale?  Read on. Gravity to Brix Accuracy Typical dual scale refractometers use a linear 4 x gravity to Brix […]
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Hanna Magnetic Professional Quality Stir Plate – $84.99 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 13:07
Product Description – Here  Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount Professional Quality Stir Plate from Hanna Instruments.  Yeast count dramatically increases in a stir plate starter vs a non-stir plate starter.  The constant motion incorporates air, keeps yeast in contact with nutrients and expels CO2 for solution.  This all leads to higher yeast counts Hanna Magnetic Stir […]
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Beer Birthday: Tony Forder

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:00
Today is the 60th birthday of Tony Forder, publisher of Ale Street News. Tony’s been putting out Ale Street News for over 20 years now, and was kind enough to give me a column when I first came back to freelancing when my son Porter was doing well enough so that I could return to...

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Patent No. 20130126009A1: System For Cleaning Beer Lines And Recovering Draft Beer

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:00
Today in 2013, US Patent 20130126009 A1 was issued, an invention of Tracey M. Killarney and Lawrence A. Kent, for their “System for Cleaning Beer Lines and Recovering Draft Beer.” Here’s the Abstract: A beer recovery system which uses CO2 to blow unused beer backwards through the beer...

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Hands On: 1000 Watt Heat Stick with Temp Trial

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:05
Here’s a hands on look Allied Precision’s 1000 Watt Bucket Heater… Font of the Box Close up Front Left Side Close up Front Right Side The Heat Stick In all, this is about 17″ Long The shield portion of the heat stick is right around 8″  This is the portion you are supposed to keep […]
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Beer In Ads #1563: When It’s Time To Watch The Ball Game …

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:16
Friday’s ad is yet another one for Falstaff, this one from 1955. According to the ad copy, “When it’s Time to Watch the Ball Game … Bring on the Falstaff.” It’s pretty hard to argue with beer and baseball being a pretty great match. But do they really need to sit...

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Patent No. 4927335A: Pump For Transferring Liquids, In Particular Beer Or Carbonated Beverages

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 15:20
Today in 1990, US Patent 4927335 A was issued, an invention of Carlo M. Pensa, for his “Pump For Transferring Liquids, in Particular Beer or Carbonated Beverages.” Here’s the Abstract: The present invention relates to a pump for transferring liquids, in particular for beer or carbonated...

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Three Sales Ending Today – Equipment Kit, Kettle

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:30
These three sales are set to end today 5/22/15… Equipment Kit (including kettle), recipe kit and $20 gift card deal from Midwest Supplies… Midwest Supplies Platinum Pro Beer Making Kit includes… $20 coupon code for use on a subsequent purchase! 6.5 gallon fermentor w/ lid & airlock Bottling Bucket Spigot Bottle Filler 5 Gallon Stainless […]
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Beer Excise Taxes By State 2015

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:20
Back in 2009, I wrote a post about Beer Excise Taxes By State, based on data from by the Tax Foundation, and they also created a nice map of the 50 states with the individual beer excise tax brewers in each state has to pay in addition to the federal excise taxes, too. They’ve now...

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Reader Tip: Bilge Pump on Lightning Deals – Recirculating Wort Chiller

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:22
Thanks to HBF Reader for Tom this tip!  There are 8 Ways to Connect with HBF 800 Gallon per hour/GPH bilge pump marked down to $17.02 as an Amazon Lightning Deal.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability. You could use this as a pump to build a recirculating wort chiller. Shoreline […]
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Our Centenary Session Searches For Lost Styles

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:41
What a long, strange trip it’s been. The upcoming Session will be our 100th monthly outing, and our host will be Reuben Grey, who writes the Tale of the Ale. For this momentous occasion he’s sending us all on a quest to find the ark of the holy grail filled with lost beer styles, or...

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Chillzilla Counterflow Wort Chiller – $159.99 – Save $40

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 09:43
Great Fermentations is discounting wort chillers and propane burners by 20% for Memorial Day.  This is a limited time sale.  No coupon code is required.  Discounts should be reflected on the sale landing page. The brings the Chillzilla Counterflow Wort Chiller down a whopping $40 to $159.99. About: The Chillzilla counterflow wort chiller is one of […]
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The Fundamentals of Beer Brewing Illustrated Kindle Edition… Free

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 09:33
The Fundamentals of Beer Brewing Illustrated by Marc Slott, Edited by Ed Lewis Kindle Edition books can be viewed on your Kindle Device or on free reader applications available for your iPhone, Android or Windows smart phone – and  for your web browser via Amazon’s Cloud Reader.  This dynamic link will take you to the appropriate reader for your current platform. 5/22/15 […]
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Beer Birthday: Sam Calagione

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 09:00
Today is Sam Calagione’s 46th birthday. Sam is the owner and marketing genius behind Delaware’s successful Dogfish Head Brewing. Sam’s also a great guy, and a (former?) rap singer of sorts, with his duo (along with his former head brewer Bryan Selders) the Pain Relievaz. See the...

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Patent No. 3035603A: Beer Barrel Tapper

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 08:57
Today in 1962, US Patent 3035603 A was issued, an invention of Walter H. Despres and Phillip D. Jamieson, for their “Beer Barrel Tapper.” There’s no Abstract, though it’s described this way in the application: This invention relates to a new and improved beer barrel tapper, that is, a...

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8 Gallon Stainless Kettle with (2) 1/2″ NPT Ports – $79.99

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 08:15
8 Gallon/32 Quart Stainless Steel Homebrew Kettle and Lid from Adventures in Homebrewing.  This kettle features two welded 1/2″ NPT Ports. Welded ports mean that you won’t be messing with leaky weldless kits or trying to drill a hole in your kettle.  These are 1/2″ NPT, already installed and leak free. The ports are also […]
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Ranco Two Stage, Wired Temp Controller – $129.99 Shipped – Save $30

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 08:00
Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. Pre-Wired, Dual Stage, Digital Temperature Controller.  Use for controller temperature in your kegerator or fermentation chamber. Description: Now you can easily control two different temperature regulating devices. This all new, two-stage controller comes pre-wired with dual AC outlets. One outlet is controlled by one […]
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Reader Tip: Airtight Grain Storage Bins and Scoops on Woot

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 07:15
Thanks to HBF Reader Ryan and Matt for this tip!  There are 8 Ways to Connect with HBF Sellout.woot has a selection of IRIS Containers and scoops.  These combos are available in multiple colors and get you a 10 lb container, a 25 lb container and a scoop.  All are versions are selling for $18.99. My rule […]
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