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Fermentable: 4.4 lbs of Agave – $16.87, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 21:00
Organic Raw Agave, 11.75-Ounce (Pack of 6) by Madhava Madhava Organic Raw Agave is a delicious, all-natural alternative to processed sweeteners and is 1.4x sweeter than sugar, so you can use less Low glycemic, vegan, gluten-free and is 100% pure organic agave USDA certified Organic, Kosher, Non-GMO Project Verified and Fair Trade Certified Madhava Organic Raw […]
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Tasting Beer by Randy Mosher, Kindle Edition… $1.99

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 20:06
Tasting Beer: An Insider’s Guide to the World’s Greatest Drink by Randy Mosher for Kindle.  Also available in paperback. 5/11/16 10 PM Central: This great title is selling for just $1.99.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability. Tasting Beer: An Insider’s Guide to the World’s Greatest Drink [Kindle Edition]
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Reader Tip: 6.9 Cu Ft Deep Freeze – $168 @ Home Depot + Tips & Gear for Your Kegerator

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:00
Thanks to HBF Reader Paul for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] 6.9 Cubic Ft Deep Freeze from Home Depot.  You could use this to put together a Kegerator [See: Kegerator Tips & Gear] or a temp controlled fermentation chamber. Also: Inkbird Dual Stage Temp Controller Magic Chef 6.9 Cubic Ft Freezer (model HMCF7W2) from Home Depot […]
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Jackson Family Wines To Build Sonoma County Brewery

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:35
You know the brewing industry must be doing something right if one of America’s largest producers of wine has decided to jump in with a new brewery. Brewbound has the scoop, with Jackson Family Wines Proprietor Launching Sonoma County Craft Brewery. It’s certainly not the first time....

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New AHA Member Benefit! + Free Copy of Modern Homebrew Recipes

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 11:25
Membership in the American Homebrewer’s Association (The AHA) is a Top Find and a great deal. When you become a member, you get: A print subscription to Zymurgy Magazine.  America’s longest running homebrewing magazine. Access to eZymurgy.  Quicker access to the latest edition and access to many older editions (back to 2000) of Zymurgy Magazine. Access to Zymurgy Magazine […]
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5 Keychain Bottle Openers – $5.19 Shipped… $1.04 Each

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:30
5 x keychain ring bottle openers for just $5.19 .  Shipping is also free.  That figures to just $1.04 each shipped.  via eBay. 5pcs Key Chain Keychain Ring Beer Bottle Can Opener Beverage Metal Black
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Beer Birthday: Jack McAuliffe

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:01
Today is the 71st birthday of Jack McAuliffe, the father of the modern microbrewery. Jack incorporated his New Albion Brewery in October of 1976, and began producing beer the following year from his tiny brewery in Sonoma, California. His 1-barrel system suggests he may also have been the first...

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Patent No. 1139007A: Barrel Rack

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:58
Today in 1915, US Patent 1139007 A was issued, an invention of Randolph L. Wright, assigned to Anheuser-Busch, for his “Barrel Rack.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: This invention relates to barrel holders and particularly to a device for supporting...

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7.9 Gallon Speidel Fermenter – $49.99 Shipped + Review

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:10
The very popular 7.9 Gallon Speidel Fermenter is More Beer’s Deal of the Day. I own both 5.3 and 7.9 gallon Speidels.  They are great Fermenters.  Check out my Hands On Review of the 5.3 and 7.9 gallon sizes.  See the whole line including replacement parts. Product Description – Here.  Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount. Speidel Plastic Fermenter – 30L (7.9 […]
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20% Off Hard Cider Ingredient Kits!

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 06:42
Great Fermentations is discounting their entire lineup of hard cider kits by 20%.  Flavors include apple cider, spiced apple cider, strawberry pear, pear, blueberry, mixed berry, raspberry lime, cherry cider, cranberry apple, mango peach and pineapple. This sale is coming as a perfect time as these kits are easy to pull of and could easily […]
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8.5 Gallon Ported Stainless Steel Kettle – $79.99 Shipped

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 06:00
8.5 Gallon Stainless Kettle and Lid with (2) Ports.  The ports on this kettles are 1/2″ NPT and welded into place.  That means no drilling a hole yourself and no messing with weldless kits.  You can install a ball valve in the bottom port and a thermometer in the top port.  Since the bottom port […]
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Reader Tip: 60+ Wine Kits that Ship for Free

Homebrew Finds - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 05:00
Thanks to HBF Reader Mujtaba for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] Adventures in Homebrewing has a selection of 60+ wine kits that are being offered with free shipping to the contiguous US 60+ Wine Kits that Ship for Free
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Beer In Ads #1907: My New Hobby

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 23:35
Tuesday’s ad is entitled My New Hobby, and the illustration was done in 1950 by Douglass Crockwell. It’s #38 in a series entitled “Home Life in America,” also known as the Beer Belongs series of ads that the United States Brewers Foundation ran from 1945 to 1956. In this ad,...

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Reader Tip: It’s Back… Stanley Stainless 64 oz Growler – $14.37

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 21:30
Thanks to HBF Reader Tom for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] Stanley Stainless Steel Growler, 64 oz by Stanley.  18/8 Stainless Steel.  BPA Free.  Heavy duty handle.  Steel inner lid.  Dishwasher safe. I’m a big fan of Stanley PMI branded coolers, growlers and such. I have… 16 Quart Adventure Cooler, 64 ounce insulated growlers […]
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Historic Beer Birthday: Edward F. Sweeney

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 20:42
Today is the birthday of Edward F. Sweeney (May 10, 1860-1923). Although born in San Francisco, Sweeney was involved with founding the Seattle Brewing & Malting Company, the makers of Rainier Beer, along with several other brewery and other businesses in the Seattle area. Here’s a...

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11 Gallon Stainless Steel Kettle, Ball Valve Basket and Lid – $123.99 Shipped, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 19:00
Bayou Classic 1140 Stainless 10-Gallon Stockpot.  Includes lid, 1/2″ ball valve/spigot and basket.  40 quart/10 gallon capacity.  Side calibration marks in gallons and quarts. The basket should be helpful for Brew in a Bag/BIAB brewers.  You can use it to help lift a bag out of the kettle. 5/10/16 9 PM Central: This has dropped […]
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Patent No. 2936100A: Dispenser For Carbonated Beverages

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 17:57
Today in 1960, US Patent 2936100 A was issued, an invention of Victor H. Chatten, assigned to Anheuser-Busch, for his “Dispenser For Carbonated Beverages.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: This invention relates to apparatus for dispensing a gas-charged...

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Beer Birthday: Marty Nachel

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 16:44
Today is the 58th birthday of beer writer Marty Nachel, author of Beer For Dummies and Homebrewing For Dummies. I’ve gotten to know Marty better over the last few years, judging the finals of the Longshot Homebrew competition and the World Beer Awards, and he’s a great person to share a...

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AlcoMate Prestige AL6000 Breathalyzer – $58.44 Shipped Again [Caveat]

Homebrew Finds - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 14:39
AlcoMate Prestige AL6000 Breathalyzer with PRISM Technology from AlcoMate. Accuracy +/-0.01 at 0.10%BAC,  Pre-calibrated replaceable sensor.  3 digit LED results display. 5/10/16 4:30 PM: This has dropped from $95.72 to… $58.44. That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found. Shipping also is free. The caveat is… This was available for this price for a […]
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Patent No. 362809A: Faucet Hole And Stopper Combined

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 14:04
Today in 1887, US Patent 362809 A was issued, an invention of W.J. Woodley of San Francisco, California, for his “Faucet Hole And Stopper Combined.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes this summary: My invention relates to a device for preventing the flow and waste of fluid...

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