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Patent No. 3261635A: Beer Can Handle

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 11:27
Today in 1966, US Patent 3261635 A was issued, an invention of Michael F. Talay, for his “Beer Can Handle.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: This invention relates to an attachable and detachable handle for use with a conventional beer can. The...

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Beer Birthday: Adrian Tierney-Jones

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 10:55
Today is the birthday of English beer writer Adrian Tierney-Jones. Adrian’s written several beer books, and writes online at Called to the Bar. I first got to him when he was the editor for 1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die, to which I contributed around two-dozen entries. I’ve...

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Patent No. 244695A: Process Of Purification Of Hops For Brewing Purposes

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 09:44
Today in 1881, US Patent 244695 A was issued, an invention of James Walkek, for his “Process of Purification of Hops for Brewing Purposes.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: The mode or process of purifying hops for brewing purposes — to wit — by...

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Ends Soon: ThermoWorks Open Box Sale – ChefAlarm, RT600C, TimeStick, ThermoPop and More

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 09:15
ThermoWorks has an Open Box Sale going on.  That includes the ChefAlarm (Hands Review), TimeStick, TimeStick Trio (Hands On) TempTest 1 and 2, ThermoPop Thermometer, The amazing RT600C (Hands On) and quite a bit more. These units are like new and carry full manufacturer’s warranty.  Quantities are limited.  No promo code is required, but you must […]
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Chillus Convolutus Counterflow Chiller – $199.95, Save $40 + Free Shipping

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 09:02
Chillus Convolutus Wort Chiller.  Unique to MoreBeer.  Threaded 1/2″ Fittings so you can easily add the QD or fittings you need.  Inner tubing is made of 12′ of 5/8″ Copper Tubing.  That tutinb is twisted/convoluted.  The twisting causes the wort to turbulate as it moves through and chills it more efficiently and quickly. Product Description […]
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$5 Magazine Subscriptions – Includes Food & Wine Magazine

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/19/2015 - 06:29
Today only, Amazon is offering a selection of magazine subscriptions for just $5. Food & Wine Magazine is included in the mix. Check it out – Here Related: Amazon Beer and Brewing Magazines · Free Trial Issue BYO Magazine · Zymurgy Recent Amazon Finds:
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Beer In Ads #1620: Come And Watch The Races

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 22:45
Saturday’s ad is for Schlitz, from 1960. It’s an interesting approach. The ad is trying to persuade people to leave their homes and drink beer in a bar or tavern, and using horse racing as the carrot. So either way Schlitz wins, since they’re the ones sponsoring the big three...

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Hanna Instruments pH Meter – $26.82

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 21:18
pH Tester by Hanna Instruments.  0 to 14 pH range.  + or – .2 pH accuracy.  .01 pH Resolution. 7/18/15 11:17 PM Central: This pH meter has dropped to $26.82.  That’s just 52 cents off the best historical Amazon price I found.  Shipping is free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  Check the product page for up […]
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19″ Stainless Steel Drip Tray – $23.68

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 21:11
19″ by 4″ Stainless Steel Drip Tray, Model DTS-419 from Update International – Manufacturers of my Brew Day Whisk – See: Hands On: 24″ Stainless Mash Tun Whisk Rectangular, made entirely from durable stainless steel.  Corrosion resistant and easy to clean.  Use with your kegerator to catch excess drips. 7/18/15 11:10 PM Central:  This is selling […]
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Beer Birthday: Glenn Payne

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 16:01
Today is also the 61st birthday of Glenn Payne, an Englishman wearing many beer hats. I first met Glenn many moons ago when he was the beer buyer for Safeway in the UK. Since then, we’ve judged together many times at both GABF and the World Beer Cup, and I think once at the Great...

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Patent No. 1423105A: Bottle Cap

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 15:55
Today in 1922, US Patent 1423105 A was issued, an invention of Svend Hansen, for his “Bottle Cap.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: The object of this invention is to provide a disk with prongs, by .which it may be firmly secured to the cork, so...

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Beer Birthday: Peter Aldred

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 13:40
Today is the 56th birthday of Peter Aldred, who is the Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator of the Brewing Program at the Federation University. I first met Peter when he was teaching at UC Davis for a few months in 2011, and he delivered some AIBA awards to Moylan’s. Last year, we judged...

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Growler Filler – $7.71 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 13:00
Growler Filler.  Attach to your faucet and fill a growler.  12 mm diameter.  Fits most standard faucets.  Stainless construction.  Includes 12″ of tubing.  Does not fit Perlicks.  See below for additional options for Perlick Faucets. 7/18/15 3 PM Central: this is selling for $7.71 with free shipping.  Check the product page for up to the […]
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Patent No. 48791A: Improved Cooler For Beer

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 12:26
Today in 1865, US Patent 48791 A was issued, an invention of Justus Chollae, for his “Improved Cooler For Beer and Other Liquids.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: Our invention consists in a peculiar construction and arrangement of portable...

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Beer Birthday: Carol Stoudt

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 10:10
Today is Carol Stoudt’s birthday. She and her husband Ed started the first microbrewery in Pennsylvania, Stoudt Brewing, not far from where I grew up. After my grandfather retired, he worked part time there helping out with maintenance. He was married to Ed’s aunt so I’m distantly...

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Patent No. 2354093A: Brewing Apparatus

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 09:05
Today in 1944, US Patent 2354093 A was issued, an invention of Berthold Stein, for his “Brewing Apparatus.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: The present invention relates to brewing apparatus, more especially adapted for the achievement of...

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Online Beer and Brewing Courses – from… $2

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 08:50
Online learning provider udemy offers thousands of courses.  Courses are available on-demand 24/7 via web browser, iPhone, iPad and Android.  Many offer lifetime access. They have discounted 10,000 courses by 75%.  A number of beer and homebrewing classes are included in the mix.  The whopping 75% discount means classes start at just $2 (Brew Real Beer by […]
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Free Plastic Big Mouth Bubbler with $125 Northern Brewer Purchase

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 08:39
Spend $125 at Northern Brewer and they will throw in a free Big Mouth Bubbler PET Fermenter.  Choose between the 5 and 6.5 gallon versions.  This is a $29.99 savings.  Use discount code REALBIGDEAL to get the free fermenter.   Now is the time to jump on a bigger item that you may have been waiting […]
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German Mandarina Bavaria, Merkur and Newport Hops on Sale

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 08:05
MoreBeer has discounted (See: Sale Items) German Mandarina Bavaria, German Merkur and Newport Hops.  1, 2 and 8 ounces sizes are available.  Shipping is free with a $59 order. Mandarina Bavaria – Extremely limited availability. In demand for all types of beer styles.  Fruity, Citrusy, Mandarin Orange Flavor.  Related to Cascade Merkur – Great bittering […]
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6.5 Gallon Glass Carboy – $34.99 + Shipping

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 08:00
Large, 6.5 Gallon Glass Carboy.  Great for 5 gallon batches with plenty of room for head space. Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. 6.5 Gallon Glass Carboy With Smooth Neck FE330 – $44.99 $34.99 Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day. Quantities are limited. Check the Deal […]
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