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1/2″ Octahedral Stir Bar – $4.25 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 19:46
1/2″ Octahedral Stir Bar from SEOH.  Dimensions in Inches (length x diameter) 1 1/2″ x 5/16″, Dimensions in mm 38×8, Inner Material Alnico V Magnet, Outer Material Inert PTFE Coating. Combine with a Stir Plate and Erlenmeyer and you’re all set up to do stir plate starters. 1/20/15 9:45 PM Central: This is selling for $4.25 with free […]
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Zodiac Beer: Aquarius

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:00
While I don’t put any stock in astrology, Bartram’s Brewery in Suffolk, England, did a series of zodiac sign beers. The brewer describes the idea as a fun “marketing ploy,” explaining. “Each month I brew a 4.2% beer using the same grist, Maris Otter plus 10% Crystal...

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Vittles Vault, Airtight Grain Storage ~31 lb Grain Capacity – $15.99, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:16
Gamma2 Vittles Vault Plus.  Airtight, FDA Approved and BPA free, Easy Spin On/Off Lid (looks like an integrated Gamma Seal Lid), lock down double gaskets, molded handles for easy grip. This is rated for 25 lbs, but… The 25 lb rating is for pet food.  According to the manufacturer’s website, this is 6.6 gallons.  That […]
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Beer Birthday: Chris Nelson

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:30
Today is the 49th birthday of Chris Nelson, better known as The Beer Geek. Chris and his wife, Merideth Canham-Nelson, recently completed an around the world beer festival tour, but are still traveling the globe searching for great beer. A few years ago his wife also published Teachings From the...

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Patent No. 3933282A: Universal Tavern Unit For Keg Tapping Device

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:20
Today in 1976, US Patent 3933282 A was issued, an invention of Frederick F. Stevens, Jr., and assigned to Hoff-Stevens, Inc., for his “Universal Tavern Unit for Keg Tapping Device.” Here’s the Abstract: A universal tavern unit for a keg tapping device comprises a basic tavern unit...

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Woot Off + Storage Containers & Origami Storage Racks On Sale

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 09:42
  Woot has a few things going on today… Today is a Woot Off.  Instead of one deal for the entire day, they roll from deal to deal.  These move quickly, so we probably will not be able to post any specific deals.  Check it out – Here Also… home.woot has a number of home […]
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3 Piece 1/2″ Stainless Ball Valve – $18.99

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 09:15
Product Description - Here  Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. 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. Description: “Heavy duty ball-valve that can be taken apart for easy cleaning. 1/2″ female pipe thread inlet and outlet. Made from 304-type stainless steel.” (keep reading) […]
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Reader Tip: 2L Erlenmeyer Flask… $14.99

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 08:44
Thanks to HBF Reader Eric for this tip! 2,000 ml/2L Erlenmeyer Flask with Heavy Duty Rim by American Labs.  Erlenmeyer flasks made from Borosilicate glass and are great for making yeast starters. Borosilicate glass is able to endure fast temperature swings. Description: “2000ml Narrow Mouth Erlenmeyer Flask, single scale, graduated Height: 280mm, OD Neck: 50mm, OD Bulb: […]
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Beer Birthday: Scott Ungermann

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 08:26
Today is the birthday of Scott Ungermann, who’s the Production Director at Anchor Brewing. When I first met Scott, he was the Brewmaster at the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Fairfield, a position he held for almost six years. When I was working on my latest book, he gave me and my son Porter a...

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Reader Tip: Get a Free Trial Issue of BYO Magazine

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 07:45
Thanks to Facebook Friend Tom for this tip!  Connect with HBF on Facebook - Here Brew Your Own Magazine offers a free trial issue of BYO Mag when you sign up for a year subscription.  As a bonus, if you use our link and choose to continue your subscription, you’ll be helping to support HBF.  Thanks in advance! […]
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15 Gallon Commercial Quality Kettle, NSF Listed – $61.49… Shipped, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 07:06
60 Quart/15 Gallon Stockpot from Winware.  Designed for professional use.  3/16 (4.75mm) gauge.  17.3″ Diameter, 16″ Depth.  NSF listed.  Note that a compatible lid is sold separately. 1/20/15 9:05 AM Central: This highly rated kettle has dropped to $61.49.  That’s the best historical Amazon price I can find.  Shipping is free.  Check the product page for up […]
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Dad’s Hat 15 Gallon Used Rye Whiskey Barrels are Back

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 06:00
These have been out of stock for a while now.  I just noticed this morning that… they’re back!… via Great Fermentations.  These used 15 Gallon Barrels have been previously used to age Rye Whiskey.  Check out the product description for more information including a link to a great write up on using barrels for home brewing. Check it out - Here More from […]
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Beer In Ads #1440: Health With Enjoyment …

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 22:44
Monday’s ad is another one for Schlitz, from 1936. “Schlitz, the beer with Sunshine Vitamin-D,” which is where the “Health with Enjoyment” line comes from. Apparently, “Sunshine Vitamin-D” gave people “that feeling of radiant health,” along with...

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Two Insulated Neoprene 6 Pack Beer Totes – $14.95

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 20:01
(2) 6 Insulated 6 Pack Carrying Totes.  Folds flat for easy storage. 1/19/15 9:56 PM Central: These highly rated totes are selling for $14.95 for a two pack.  Shipping is free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  Compare – 1 count – (Similar – different manufacturer) Here - look at price + shipping.  Check the product page for […]
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Brewer’s Best Recipe Contest Winner Kit Available – Justin Frawley’s American Altbier

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 19:09
Justin Frawley’s American Altbier Kit.  Brewer’s Best Contest Winner… via Label Peelers.  Description: “Brewer’s Best had a homebrew competition open to the whole country to come up with the best new recipe and the results are in! This years winner is Justin Frawley with his American Altbier!!! Rich and malty characteristics come from his use […]
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Patent No. 1125735A: Keg Or Container

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 16:00
Today in 1915, US Patent 1125735 A was issued, an invention of Frank A. Schaum and Eugene F. Wales, for their “Keg or Container.” There’s no Abstract, but the description explains that the “invention relates to kegs or other containers and has for its object reinforcing...

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More Beer… Hop Rhizome Pre Sale Is On… For Real

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 16:00
More Beer’s Hop Rhizome Presale is on.  I’ve actually posted about this a couple of times.  Once saying rhizomes were available and another time saying saying More Beer was down to just 4 varieties.  Apparently the full sale was still in process as it was just announced now. Hop on it (did you see what I did […]
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Beer Birthday: Grant Johnston

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 15:16
Today is the 61st birthday of Grant Johnston. Grant was the original brewer at Marin Brewing when it opened in 1989, and spent a number of years at Black Diamond Brewing in Concord, California. Grant was very influential in the early days of Bay Area brewing, and he’s an incredibly talented...

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Win a Trip to NHC for Two! + Free Stick on Thermometer

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 14:53
Want to go to the the National Homebrewer’s Conference with a friend for free?  Me too.  Mr Beer is giving away roundtrip airfare for two, hotel and entry into the conference for free! The NHC is put on yearly, the the American Homebrewer’s Association.  Are you a member of the AHA?  If not, I think […]
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3D Printed 6ml Measuring Cup for Measuring Star San

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 13:38
I recently got an XYZprinting Da Vinci 3D Printer.  I think 3D Printing has a bunch of possible applications for homebrewing.  From tap handles to stir plates to… custom sized measuring cups and on and on. I stumbled across these customizable measuring cups by wstein on thingiverse.  The author provides files for several sizes of cups and […]
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