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Beer Birthday: Julie Johnson

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:45
Today is the birthday of Julie Johnson, who until not too long ago was the editor of All About Beer magazine, headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. Julie is without a doubt one of the nicest people in the industry and a pleasure to work with. Plus she likes odd little German trolls almost as...

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Patent No. 580536A: Process Of And Apparatus For Finishing Beer

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:24
Today in 1897, US Patent 580536 A was issued, an invention of Jacob F. Tiieurer and Paul Fischer, assigned to The Pabst Brewing Company, for their “Process of and Apparatus for Finishing Beer.” There’s no Abstract, but the description says simply it’s an “invention...

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Enolandia Bench Bottle Capper – $32.99, Save 18%

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 09:23
Enolandia Bench Bottle Capper,  Spring loaded adjustable height bench mounted bottle capper. Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. Enolandia Bench Bottle Capper B501 – $39.99 $32.99 + Free Shipping with $59 Order Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day. Quantities are limited. Check the Deal of the Day […]
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East Coast Yeast Bug Farm in Stock!

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 08:23
East Coast Yeast‘s Mission is: “To provide new, fresh, liquid cultures for your special brewing projects. Specializing in artisanal yeast blends and pure yeast strains long forgotten.” East Coast Yeast is… is generally difficult to find in stock.  That’s a testament to ECY’s popularity. ECY BugFarm is very hard to find in stock.  When it […]
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Heads Up: Dehydrator Coming Up on Lightning Deals + Rhizome Roundup

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 07:24
Professional Grade Good Dehydrator from Good Cooking Curved base allows for better air flow- dries up to 3X faster Includes four large drying trays that nest for easy storage Adjustable temperature and time control Make your favorite dried foods for a fraction of the cost Create healthy nutritious snacks from 100% natural ingredients You could […]
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Reader Tip: 6 Foot Folding Table for Brew Day via Home Depot – $44.98

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 07:00
Thanks to HBF Reader Jason for this tip!  There are 8 Ways to Connect with HBF 6 Foot Folding Work Table from Home Depot. This has folding legs and then the entire table folds in half to easy and compact storage.  I use a similar table as a brew day work table to hold ingredients, gear, recipes, notes […]
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Storage Options – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME + Buckets and Gamma Seal Lids on Sale

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 07:00
When it comes to storing grain and DME, we’re concerned about keeping the ingredients fresh minimizing oxygen and moisture exposure.  We’re also interest in keeping Grain and DME away from possible pests.  Beyond that convenient access and efficient use of space are issues to consider.  This post also includes some tips and general sizing guidelines. Buckets […]
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Beer In Ads #1523: In A World Of Strife, There’s Peace In Beer

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 22:39
Sunday’s ad is by the United Brewers Industrial Foundation, from 1941. This was early in the industry’s ads promoting beer, and would have been after the start of World War 2, but before Pearl Harbor and America’s entrance into the war. I imagine it would have been a time of...

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6 Replacement Keg Lid Feet – $5.95 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 20:30
6 x Brand new Cornelius or Firestone Kegs Lid Feet Replacement by ZFE 4/12/15 10:30 PM Central: This set of 6 replacement keg lid feet are selling for $5.95.  Shipping is free.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability. ZFE 6Pcs Keg Lid Feet for Cornelius or Firestone Kegs World […]
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Update: 10 Gallon Blichmann BoilerMaker Kettles w/slight cosemetic defect – On Sale + Flat Rate Shipping

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 19:44
If you’ve looked for discounted Blichmann BoilerMaker kettles for very long, you’ll soon learn that they… are few and far between.  Prices on Blichmann gear are standardized. Great Fermentations has access to a supply of “Slight Cosmetic Damage” BoilerMaker Kettles.  Current stock includes 7.5, 10, 15 and 30 gallon sizes.  These kettles have been marked down […]
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Patent No. 2466892A: Beer Tap

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 12:50
Today in 1949, US Patent 2466892 A was issued, an invention of Stanley B. Holmes, for his “Beer Tap.” There’s no Abstract, but the description says simply it’s an “invention relat[ing] to beer taps: First: To provide a beer tap which is adapted to interlock with the...

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Video: How to Build a Mash Tun from the AHA

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:23
A how-to video from the AHA – Join.  Director Gary Glass walks through putting together a Cooler Mash Tun Build based on this 48 Quart Coleman Cooler. This setup is based on Denny Conn’s great design.  Denny is the co-author of Experimental Homebrewing and the keeper of Wyeast 1450 Denny’s Favorite 50.  Check out some of Denny’s […]
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6 Foot Fold In Half Commercial Table for Brew Day – $73.85 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:05
6 Foot Fold in Half Commercial Table from Lifetime. This has folding legs and then the entire table folds in half to easy and compact storage.  I use a similar table as a brew day work table to hold ingredients, gear, recipes, notes and odds and ends. 4/12/15 12 PM Central: This highly rated commercial […]
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Half Off Second Northern Brewer Imperial Recipe Kit

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 09:42
Northern Brewer is discounting your second Imperial Recipe Kit by 50% when you buy two.  Choices include Cascade Mountains West Coast Imperial IPA (SKU U0920),  Belgian Dubbel (SKU U1200), Jamil’s Evil Twin® (SKU U0140), Imperial Stout Extract Kit (SKU U1140), Scottish Wee Heavy (SKU U1160), 115th Dream Hopbursted IPA (SKU U1930) and Belgian Strong Golden Ale (SKU U1230). Check out the […]
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Scotch Chalkboard Tape – $4.78, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 09:17
Chalkboard Tape from Scotch/3M.  Ideas for use in your homebrewery: Chalkboard tap handles, labeling beers on tap and general labeling. 4/12/15 11:18 AM Central: This has dropped to $4.78.  That’s the best historical Amazon price I could find.  Shipping is free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  Check the product page for up to the minute price […]
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Keg and Carboy Cleaner – $83.99 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 09:02
Mark’s Keg & Carboy Washer is discounted today as MoreBeer’s Deal of the Day.   The sale brings it down to $84.99 and shipping is free.  I have this and like it very much.  Clean… Kegs, Carboys, Fermenters (including Speidels), tubing and more.  Check out my Hands on Review Product Description – Here  Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get […]
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Beer In Ads #1522: Dow Old Stock Ale Plays Cards

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 23:14
Saturday’s ad is for Dow Old Stock Ale, from 1937. Dow Breweries was from Quebec, Canada, but after an incident in 1965, the brewery was acquired by Carling O’Keefe, who shut down the brand in March of 1966. In the ad, a couple is playing cards (Bridge?) at a card table as one of the...

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Patent No. 5405039A: Can For Beverage

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 21:47
Today in 1995, US Patent 5405039 A was issued, an invention of Masahiro Komura, for his “Can For Beverage.” Here’s the Abstract: A can for containing a beverage has a cylindrical body, a top lid for forming an opening through which the beverage can be drunk from the can, a small...

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Go Mild For The Next Session

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 20:05
For the 99th Session, our host is Alistair Reece, who writes the Fuggled blog. He’s also the founder of American Mild Month, which will take place for the first time this May. Intended as a companion to May is Mild Month, which is a month-long promotion of mild ale sponsored by CAMRA in Great...

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Eva Dry 500 for Kegerator Condensation – $25.48 + Hands on Review

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 19:01
Like many of you, I use a chest freezer for chilling and serving kegs.  The big downside I’ve experienced is with that is… condensation.  Not just beads of water on the sides, I had pooling water in the bottom.  Not a good thing.  This varies by how often I’m in it and the weather, but […]
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