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Historic Beer Birthday: Emile A.H. Seipgens

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:25
Today is the birthday of Emile Anton Hubert Seipgens (August 16, 1837-June 25, 1896). Seipgens was born in Roermond, the Netherlands. He was the son of a brewer, and after school and some failed jobs, joined his father at the brewery in 1856. By 1859, he was running the brewery along with his...

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GoldSwaen Caramel Red 20L – $1/lb at Bell’s Brewery

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:00
About:”GoldSwaen Caramel Red is used for up to 25% of the grist particularly in the production of ale, red lager, altbier or lager. Has reddish shine and typical aroma which serves to intensify and stabilize the flavor. Notes of biscuit and honey.” Bell’s Brewery General Store has this marked down to just  $1 per lb. […]
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Fermentation Heating Belt – $17.87

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:00
Electric Fermentation heating belt.  Used to help regulate fermentation temperature. Use in conjunction with a temperature controller to help dial in fermentation temps. 8/16/17 9 PM Central: This highly rated heating belt is selling for $17.87. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can […]
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Charles Bukowski’s “Beer”

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:20
Today is the birthday of American poet, novelist, and short story writer Charles Bukowski (August 16, 1920-March 9, 1994). Bukowski was a hard-living individual, as well as a hard drinker. Wikipedia gives a summary of his life, albeit a very brief one. His writing was influenced by the social,...

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Triple Scale Hydrometer – $7.99 + Free Prime Ship

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:00
Triple scale hydrometer reads in three scales – Specific Gravity, Brix/Balling, and Potential Alcohol 8/16/17 7 PM Central: This is selling for $7.99. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly.  Check […]
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Beer Birthday: John Pinkerton

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:48
Today is also the 48th birthday of John Pinkerton, founder and brewmaster of Moon River Brewing in Savannah, Georgia. He also brews some terrific beers and is great fun to drink a beer or three with. In addition, he helped to found the Georga Craft Brewers Guild and is its current president. Join...

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Announcing: The Grainfather Conical Fermenter Pro Edition

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:14
The Grainfather Conical Fermenter Pro Edition via Adventures in Homebrewing About, from AIH: “A brand new companion conical fermenter for the Grainfather All-In-One Brewing System. Constructed of 304 stainless steel, this double walled fermenter houses a bevy of innovative features. The Dual Valve Tap on the bottom has a smaller inlet valve that rests above […]
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Historic Beer Birthday: Johan Kjeldahl

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:03
Today is the birthday of Johan Gustav Christoffer Thorsager Kjeldahl (August 16, 1849-July 18, 1900) He was a Danish chemist who developed a method for determining the amount of nitrogen in certain organic compounds using a laboratory technique which was named the Kjeldahl method after him....

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Hand Made Oak Tap Handles + Custom Engraving Options – from $15

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:30
Hand Made Oak Tap Handles via Amazon Handmade.  Can be custom engraved on one or two sides. Get handles with the name of your home-brewery or the name of one of your homebrews that you regularly have on tap.  Depending on your setup (whether or not you can see the tap handle from both sides) […]
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Beer Birthday: Dann Paquette

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:49
Today is the 49th birthday of Dann Paquette, who along with his wife Martha Holley-Paquette, founded the Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project. It was a fairly unique idea. They didn’t own a brewery but they didn’t contract brew either. They rented the brewery and Dann did all the work...

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Bell’s General Store – Popular Hops Sale! – 1 lb Centennial – $18.59

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:30
Bell’s Beer General Store has discounted a selection of their most popular hops.  Varieties include Amarillo, Citra, Simcoe, Centennial, Mosaic and Cascade.  These are 1 lb hop pellet offerings prices start out at $14.85 per lb. CASCADE HOPS – 1 LB PELLETS CENTENNIAL HOPS – 1 LB PELLETS CITRA HOPS – 1 LB PELLETS AMARILLO […]
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Keg King MKII High Temp Pump – $59.99 + Free Shipping

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:22
Keg King MKII High Temp Magnetic Drive Pump via MoreBeer   I use my brewing pump (different model and different manufacturer) for vorlaufing/recirculating, transferring from my mash tun to brew kettle, chilling with a recirculating wort chiller and transferring to my fermenter. Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. Availability: This is […]
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Our Top Deals!

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:00
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Intertap Forward Sealing Stainless Faucet – $32.93

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:30
Intertap forward sealing faucets have a unique modular, threaded spout design which can fit a variety of different attachments including a growler filler, stout spout and ball lock post. There are four different faucets available: Chrome plated, stainless steel, stainless steel with flow control, and gold plated stainless steel with flow control along with a […]
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Center Inlet Stainless Chugger Pump – $128.99 + Free Shipping via eBay

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:30
Center Inlet, Stainless Steel Head Chugger Pump   This is a high temp capable pump that can handle liquids up to 250 deg F.  Made from FDA Compliant food safe materials.  Always be careful when handling hot liquids and read and follow manufacturers instructions.   I use my brewing pump for vorlaufing/recirculating, transferring from my mash tun to […]
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Digital pH Meter + 6 pH Buffer Powders – coming up on Lightning Deals

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:30
Digital pH Meter.  Auto calibration button.  ATC.  0.00-14.00 pH Measurement Range.  + Includes pH buffer powder. You can use a pH meter to check the pH of your water, mash, [test Star San effectiveness] and finished beer. 8/16/17 8:30 AM Central: This is set to be discounted as an Amazon Lightning Deal starting at 9:05 AM Central […]
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Ready Made Spunding Valve – New from Brew Hardware

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 05:30
Brew Hardware has introduced a ready made spunding valve. A Spunding Valve has lots of applications…   If you’ve been eyeing our Spunding Valve Build, but don’t want to put it together yourself, here’s your chance.  As of this posting, Brewer’s Hardware has this for $36.99.  Check the product page for up to the minute […]
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Wyeast Smack Packs [slightly aging] – from $4.99

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:30
As of this posting, Brew Hardware has discounted select Wyeast Smack Packs, labeled slightly aging.  Prices start at $4.99. Wyeast at Brew Hardware Shipping is a Flat $7.99 with a $150 order or free with a $299 order.  Check out recently featured Brew Hardware Finds.
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Gurin Wireless Dehumidifier [Kegerator Condensation] – coming up on Lightning Deals

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:30
DHMD-100 Renewable Wireless Humidifier by Gurin This is similar in function to the Eva Dry E-500 – Hands on Review.  It contains desiccant material that absorbs moisture (in places like your kegerator).  The desiccant beads change colors as this takes place to let you know when the unit needs to be recharged.  Plugging in the unit activates the […]
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Beer In Ads #2369: A Lovely Woman

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 22:41
Tuesday’s ad is from Pabst, from 1901. Many brewers made other related products besides beer, notably malt extract, to be used primarily in cooking as an ingredient in breads and desserts and even as a tonic. According to Briess, which still offers it today. “What is Malt Extract? Malt...

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