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100 Silicone Keg Post O-rings – $7.47, 7.5 cents per O-Ring

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:30
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15% off 15 Top Rated Items at MoreBeer!

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:17

More Beer is discounting 15 Customer Favorites by 15%.  The selection includes both extract and all grain Pliny the Elder Kits, their 8 gallon heavy duty stainless kettle, the Ultimate Sparge Arm, two sizes of Speidel Fermenters, Star San, PBW, Silicone Tubing, Ball Valves, Ranco Temp Controller and More.

Use promo/coupon code FAVE15 to get the discount.  Shipping is free with a $59 order.

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1 Year Draft Magazine Subscription… $5 - was $19.96

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Chrome & Stainless Faucet – $14.99, Perlick 630SS – $37.99

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:18


Product Description - Here. Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount.

Faucet – Chrome With Stainless Steel Lever D1205 – $14.99 + Free Shipping with $59 Order

Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day. Quantities are limited. Check the Deal of the Day section Here - to see if this is still available.

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via RiteBrew… Forward Sealing 630SS Perlick Faucet for $37.99.  In stock and ready to ship.  This is a great deal for the 630SS.

843165 – Perlick Perl Faucet – Stainless Steel - $37.99

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Beer In Ads #1345: Miller’s Mondrian

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 21:48
Thursday’s ad is for Miller High Life, from the 1950s. Miller did a series of these ads with sparse, minimalist decoration. In this one, it looks like the wall at the back was designed by Piet Mondrian, the Dutch modern artist. It sure looks like it’s going to be a great party,...

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Dual Burner Brew Stand… $137.41 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:54

It’s been quite a while (April of this year) since this dual burner propane stand from King Kooker has been available for what I would call a good price.  I’ve looked at this thing’s product page dozens of times since then and it pretty consistently sells around $175.  I looked just now and it’s selling for $137.41.  Shipping is free.  This is a great deal.

Three are available at this price.  My guess is that it will rollover to backorder status after current stock sells out.  If the current price is markedly higher, look for it under “Other Sellers on Amazon” in the bottom right hand corner of your screen.

This makes a great, budget brew stand.  A number of homebrewers are using this as such.  Reading through the reviews.  I see that one reviewer says that this is sturdy and can easily support keggles.

King Kooker 94/90TKD Portable Dual-Burner Propane 30-Inch Patio Cart - $137.41 + Free Shipping

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Stainless Growler Fillers from $4.49

Homebrew Finds - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:31

More Beer makes two versions of this stainless growler filler.  One for standard faucets and one for Perlick faucets.  Theirs is for Perlick 525 Faucets.  Keep reading if you use 600 Series Perlicks.

Just add a length of 3/8th” tubing to either one of these and you’re up and going.

Stainless Steel Growler Filler – Fits Standard Faucets D1222 - $4.49 + Free Shipping with a $59 order

Stainless Steel Growler Fillers – For Perlick 525 Faucet D1224 - $4.99 + Free Shipping with a $59 order

More Beer doesn’t carry (at least that I can find) a growler filler for Perlick 600 Series Faucets.

Check out RiteBrew for that…
843191 – Growler Filler for Perlick Perl 600 Series – $8.19

Also Consider: Perlick 630SS Forward Sealing, Stainless Steel Faucet… $37.99

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Brewing “1 Hour” IPA – from Grain to Glass

Homebrew Finds - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:11

Great Fermentations has a number of great Recipe Kit Offerings.  Included in the bunch is their continuously hopped “1 Hour IPA”.  I was excited to see that as I am a huge fan of Dogfish Head’s 60 Minute IPA and generally cannot get that beer where I live.  The recipe features Simpsons Crystal Malt, Carapils, Amber Malt and Warrior, Amarillo and Simcoe Hops.  It’s available in both all grain and extract versions.  Here’s a overview of the beer from grain to glass.

Taking the temperature of the recently crushed malt bill.

I brewed this beer BIAB style.  Here’s a look at the mash.

Stirring to get everything mixed up well.

The mash is settling in at around 152 deg F.

Here we are at the end of the mash.  If you take a look at the thermometer on my BoilerMaker G1 kettle (GF has a great deal on some slight cosmetic damage G1s right now) you’ll notice I’m up in the 170 deg F range doing a direct fired mash out.  That’s one of the dandy parts about BIAB.  Easy step mashes and mash outs.

Hey that’s wort!!

This recipe features 5 total kettle hop editions.  A 60 minute Warrior bittering addition starts it off followed by 4 Amarillo/Simcoe blend additions.  Those start at 15 minutes and happen every 5 minutes up until and including knock out.  There is one dry hop addition of the hop blend.

After an early hop addition

After a late hop addition

It’s kegging time.  Beautiful clear beer going into one of my kegs.

The finished product.  Of course, in a Spiegelau IPA Glass.

I wish that I could have done a side by side comparison of 60 minute vs 1 hour.  I did some searching, even out of state, and didn’t come up with any.

This beer, much like 60 minute, is a tasty and drinkable IPA.  IBU and alcohol-wise it’s on the lighter end of the scale for current push-the-limit American IPAs (that I also enjoy).  The keg went quickly, I almost did not get the finished in-the-glass picture at the end.  I think this was the second to last pint.

The taste that I walk away with, from 60 minute, more than hops is the great nutty, roasty flavor of the British Amber Malts.  I do get that in 1 Hr IPA.  As I said, I like that flavor, so, next time I would add another quarter lb or so.  Not that this beer needs it to be more like 60 minute.  It’s been a while since I’ve had one of those, so I can’t tell you that for certain.  I just like the flavors that that malt adds.

Check it out - All Grain and Extract

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The Unintended Consequences Of Prohibitionist Propaganda

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 14:53
So I know this is one of those thorny issues that tends to fire people up and argue from an emotional point of view. That being said, the issue of a woman drinking when pregnant is a tough one, especially because the science is not exactly as settled as people believe. My understanding is that...

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Reader Tip: GrowlerWerks uKeg Growler on Kickstarter + Growler Roundup

Homebrew Finds - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:50
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Brewery Organization: Brother PTH100 Labeler – $9.99, Record Low

Homebrew Finds - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 07:35

Brother’s PTH100 Handheld Label Printer has recently sold for around $30.  3 month average is $23.65.  It’s down to $9.99.  That constitutes a record low Amazon price.

Label keg lines, kegs, manifolds, storage bins and more.

I’m fond of Brother labeling machines that have the ability to use their “Extra Strength Adhesive” labeling tape.  Those labels have extra strength adhesive that works well in harsh environments including moist places like kegerators.

Lots of TZe Tape styles are available.  I generally use the 1/2″ Black Print on White Tape – StandardExtra Strength.

Brother Easy Handheld Label Maker (PTH100) – $9.99 + Free Shipping with $35 order

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Ends Soon: Free Shipping on $100 Orders at Beerloved

Homebrew Finds - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 06:32

This sale is ending…

Beerloved has had free shipping on $100 and over orders for a while now.  Sadly that is ending.  Today is the last day.  Beerloved carries craft beer related gift items, craft beer related posters and artwork, glassware, tasting flights, hand made tap handles and six pack carriers, the Drink Tanks Growler and a bunch more.

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Beerloved is a small California based, family owned business.  They seek to support local artisans, small businesses across the US and to support the craft beer culture and movement.  Read more about Beerloved.  Beerloved has a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.  If you don’t love you purchase, you’ll get a refund.  Orders of $100 and more ship for free.

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Beer In Ads #1344: At The Bar

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 22:22
Wednesday’s ad is still another one for Double Diamond, also from the 1950s. Part of the Ind Coope’s “Works Wonders” series. This one shows a trio of their usual cartoon characters bellying up to a bar, and like that old commercial for nut, all they ask is one per day. From...

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Converted, Rebuilt Ball Lock Kegs – $74.99 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:25

These have been out of stock for a good while.  They just came back in stock…

These are ball lock Cornelius kegs (converted from pin lock).  Includes new ball lock posts and poppet valves and ball lock lid (with relief valve).  Washed inside and out, pressure tested and guaranteed to hold pressure.  Shipping is free.

Cornelius Keg With Gaskets Replaced KEG420G - $74.99 + Free Shipping

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