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Beer Birthday: Jeff O’Neil

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:22
Today is the 42nd birthday of Jeff O’Neil, who I first met when he was brewing at Drake’s here in sunny California. He’s since gone on to make a name for himself at Ithaca Beer Co. before leaving that gig to become the brewmaster at the Peekskill Brewery, both of which are in...

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Patent No. 3302660A: Tapping Valve For Beer Keg

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:39
Today in 1967, US Patent 3302660 A was issued, an invention of Baron F. Haag, for his “Tapping Valve For Beer Keg.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: This invention relates to an improved valve. More specifically, it relates to an improved valve...

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Start Homebrewing… Personal Home Brewery Equipment Kit – $59 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 09:37
Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount.   Personal Home Brewery Kit #1 – Standard BRKIT1 – $74 $59 + Free Shipping 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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Beer Birthday: John Hickenlooper

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:40
Today is the 64th birthday of Governor of Colorado — and former Denver mayor — John Hickenlooper. John was also the co-founder of Wynkoop Brewery in Denver’s LoDo District, and in fact is credited with helping to revitalize the whole area. After being a popular, and by all accounts very...

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Patent No. D4641S: Design For Molds For Lager-Beer Glasses

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 08:37
Today in 1871, US Patent D4641 S was issued, an invention of John P. Pears, for his “Design For Molds For Lager-Beer Glasses.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: I have invented a new and useful Design for Mold for Lager-beer Glass; and I do...

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BeerSmith 2 – Activation Key – $19.99 + New 2016 Hops, Yeast, Misc & Grains Add Ons

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 07:00
Electronic Activation Key for BeerSmith 2 for $19.99 (with electronic delivery) via Brew Hardware.   BEERSMITH 2 – $19.99 with electronic delivery New BeerSmith 2016 Add-ons for Hops, Yeast, Misc and Grains.  Brad Smith recently announced the availability of a series of new add-ons for BeerSmith.  These new add ons  feature over 170 new yeasts, […]
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Entry Ends Soon: Win an Inkbird Dual Stage Temperature Controller

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 06:00
Itc-301T by Inkbird.  Digital Dual Stage Pre-Wired Temperature Controller with 6 Timers. Dual stage means that the Itc-310T can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cooling device.  This controller displays in Fahrenheit and Centigrade.  Maximum output is 1,100 watt at 120 volts.  Dual Display shows both measured […]
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Beer In Ads #1813: John Hancock — “Father Of The Revolution”

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 22:08
Friday’s ad is for Budweiser, from 1915, No. 6 in a series they did in 1914-15 called “Framers of the Constitution of the U.S.A.” The sixth one features John Hancock, and tells the story of Hancock and his contributions to American Independence, and even his indirect help with the...

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Beer Birthday: Jay Sheveck

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 21:05
Today is also the 46th birthday of Jay Sheveck, a beer writer and filmmaker in Los Angeles. In addition to writing for the Celebrator, Jay wrote the Beer Guppy’s Guide to Southern California . He’s also been working for many, many years on a documentary film about the early days of...

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CM Becker In Line Flow Compensator – Save $10 + Perlick Sale

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 20:38
CM Becker In Line Flow Control Compensator via MoreBeer. When you put a beer on tap the carbonation level is a function of temperature and CO2 pressure.  In a nutshell… higher carbonation levels (or temperatures) require higher CO2 pressures.  See: Balancing Your Draft System for more info. Higher CO2 pressures need to be offset with appropriate resistance. […]
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Bistro Double IPA Winners 2016

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 20:31
Today the the 16th annual Double IPA Festival was held at the Bistro in Hayward, California. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend this year owing to my daughter having a vaulting competition today. But owner Vic Kralj was kind enough to send me a list of this year’s winners. The full list is...

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36″ Stainless Steel Paddle – $16.99, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 18:30
36″ Stainless Steel Paddle by King Kooker.  4.75″ stirring end.  Durable. You could use this as… a mash or kettle paddle 2/6/16 8:30 PM Central: This has dropped to $16.99.  That’s the best historical Amazon price I found.  Shipping is also free with Prime For a qualifying $35 order.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and […]
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Taylor 4 Event Whiteboard Timer – Time Hop and Boil Additions – $16.99

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:48
4 Event Whiteboard Timer by Taylor Precision Products.  0.75″ digits in a 0.8″ readout.  Time up to 4 events simultaneously.  Each event can time either up or down..  Built in clock.  Unique tones for each event.  Includes 4.5″ by 3.5″ whiteboard.  Uses 2 AAA Batteries, which are included. Use to time hop and other boil […]
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Beer Birthday: Brian Ford

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:32
Today is the 52nd birthday of Brian Ford, owner/brewer at the Auburn Alehouse near Sacramento, California. Brian previously brewed at Beermann’s Beerworks, but left before they closed a number of years ago. His new place is in an old historic building, a really cool space, where he’s...

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Patent No. 123390A: Improvement In Beer And Water Coolers

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:14
Today in 1872, US Patent 123390 A was issued, an invention of Charles Geenen, for his “Improvement in Beer and Water Coolers.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: My device relates to that class of coolers or refrigerators which have an interior...

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Hand Carved Maple Hardwood Mash Paddle – $39.99

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:07
36″ Mash Paddle, hand carved from a single piece of hardwood maple.  Smooth sanded finish and oil free.  Small hole in the the top allows the paddle to be hung and displayed in your home brewery.  Made in the USA. Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. Hand Carved Maple […]
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20% Off Four New Beer Kits from Beer & Wine Hobby

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:03
Four new release beer kits from Beer & Wine Hobby are marked down 20% as part of a celebration of 45 years in business.  Selections include… Cow Tipper Milk Stout American Porter Muddy Cow Chocolate Milk Stout American Stout All ship for free with a qualifying $49 order.  
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Beer Birthday: Erin Fay Glass

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 08:45
Today is the 45th birthday of Erin Fay Glass, Membership Coordinator and Brewery Detective at the Brewers Association. Erin is one of my favorite people in the BA, and the whole beer community for that matter. Join me in wishing her a very happy birthday. Several November 18ths ago, Maya Ryleigh...

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Beer In Ads #1812: Benjamin Franklin — “Father Of American Diplomacy”

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:47
Thursday’s ad is for Budweiser, from 1915, No. 5 in a series they did in 1914-15 called “Framers of the Constitution of the U.S.A.” The fifth one features Benjamin Franklin, and tells the story of Franklin in fairly gushing terms but, to their credit, at least they don’t...

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Brew Link Brewing Supply Hop Sale – from $10/lb

Homebrew Finds - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:00
Brew Link Brewing Supply is discounting select bulk hops as part of a hops sale.  Discounted varieties include – Glacier, Amarillo, Apollo, Bravo, Chinook, Cluster, Columbus, Crystal, Galena, Mount Hood, Nugget, Sorachi Ace, Summit, Zythos, East Kent Golding, UK Fuggle, AU Galaxy, Magnum, Northern Brewer, Willamette and Styrian Golding.  Prices start at just $10 per lb. […]
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