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10% Off Ingredients at love2brew – Grain, Hops, Yeast and DME

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 07:25
love2brew is discounting select beer ingredients including grain, pellet hops, yeast (includes East Coast Yeast) and Dry Malt Extract.  Shipping is free on most orders over $75. Grab the details and coupon code – love2brew Ingredient Sale Also from love2brew… East Coast Yeast – love2brew is one of the few shops that has access to ECY.
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Ends Soon: Classic Thermapen… Private Open Box Sale

Homebrew Finds - Mon, 07/18/2016 - 06:31
I received word that this open box sale is set to end soon… ThermoWorks is a having a private open box sale on their very popular and nearly universally lauded Thermapen Classic Thermometer.  This sale discounts these great thermometers to $63.  That ties with the lowest price I can recall seeing on this great thermometer.  These are like new […]
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Beer In Ads #1975: Showing Off The New Kitchen

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 23:30
Sunday’s ad is entitled Showing Off the New Kitchen, and the illustration was done in 1955 by Douglass Crockwell. It’s #106 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...

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Patent No. 3044879A: Anactinic Malt Product And Hop Extract Therefor

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 18:49
Today in 1962, US Patent 3044879 A was issued, an invention of William C. Herwig, Thomas L. Kissel, and Gilbert H. Koch, assigned to Miller Brewing, for his “Anactinic Malt Product and Hop Extract Therefor.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes these claims: This...

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(12) Pint Mason Jars – $8.69 + Recent Hop Finds

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 18:00
12 Ball Pint (16 oz) Mason Jars.  Use for storing hops, other ingredients and general storage around your home brewery. 7/17/16 8 PM Central: These are back down to $8.69.  Shipping is also free, with a qualifying order, as part of the Amazon’s Add On promotion. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See […]
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Fermentable: 4 x 24 Ou Steel Cut Oats (6 lbs)… $6.84, Best Price

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 17:11
Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats, 24-ounce (Pack of 4) from Bob’s Red Mill.  4 x 12 ounces = 6 lbs in total. Use as a fermentable in your all grain homebrews.  Note that oats generally need to be included in your mash.  Need a recipe idea?  As of this posting, the recipe for MoreBeer’s […]
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Limited Availability: Pliny the Elder Recipe Kit… $42.99 + Brewing Pliny

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:32
The Extract version of More Beer’s Pliny the Elder Kit is discounted as their Deal of the Day.  I’ve brewed the all grain version and it’s one of the best beers I’ve ever made.  I highly recommend this recipe. MoreBeer has collaborated directly with Vinnie Cilurzo, owner and brewer at Russian River Brewing Company, to bring you […]
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Pack of 5 Stainless Pint Cups – on Lightning Deals

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 12:18
5 Pack of Stainless Pint Cups by Fox Outfitters 16oz Stainless Steel Cups made from premium food-grade 18/8 stainless steel.  BPA free.  Extremely durable.  Recyclable and dishwasher safe.  Stainless steel construction means you won’t have to worry about broken glass.  You can use them at the pool, beach and park.  Stackable design means easy storage. 7/17/16 2 […]
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Ballantine’s Literary Ads: Erle Stanley Gardner

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 11:50
Between 1951 and 1953, P. Ballantine and Sons Brewing Company, or simply Ballentine Beer, created a series of ads with at least thirteen different writers. Each author wrote a page that included reference to their beer, and in most cases not subtly. One of them was Erle Stanley Gardner, whose most...

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Patent No. 523274A: Apparatus For Collecting Dripping From Beer Faucets And Returning Same To Kegs Under Gas Pressure

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 09:57
Today in 1894, US Patent 523274 A was issued, an invention of Harry Genovar, for his “Apparatus for Collecting Dripping from Beer Faucets and Returning Same to Kegs Under Gas Pressure.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes these claims: The object of my invention...

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Putting Together a “Brew Day Box”

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 08:00
Why a Brew Day Box? Over the years I’ve homebrewed, I’ve utilized a number of storage/organization strategies.  Some could be defined less as strategies and more as “piles”.  These strategies have ranged from, cardboard boxes, to big totes that I threw everything under the sun into to using smaller shoe box size containers and breaking […]
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Ends Soon: 15% Off Site Wide at The Brew Bag – BIAB Bags and More

Homebrew Finds - Sun, 07/17/2016 - 06:00
The Brew Bag is a Made in the USA, purpose designed BIAB bag.  It has four loops for lifting the bag out of your kettle, every seam is reinforced for long life and it is available in a number of sizes for kettles, keggles and coolers.  If they don’t carry the size you want, The Brew […]
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Beer In Ads #1974: Indoor Barbecue

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 22:18
Saturday’s ad is entitled Indoor Barbecue, and the illustration was done in 1955 by Haddon Sundblom. It’s #105 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...

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Historic Beer Birthday: Richard L. Yuengling, Sr.

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 20:03
Today is the birthday of Richard L. Yuengling, Sr. (July 16, 1915-March 25, 1999). He was the great-grandson of David Yuengling, who founded America’s Oldest Brewery, Yuengling Brewing, which was founded in 1829 (as the Eagle Brewery) in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Here’s his obituary...

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10% Off Reusable Custom Keg Labels and More

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 17:00
from GrogTag: Check out GrogTag’s custom keg and carboy labels. Laminated with a special dry-erase coating, our keg labels last for years. One customer actually told us he’d had them on his beer keg for over two years! With tons of great designs to match our other products, you can easily keep track of which […]
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Historic Beer Birthday: William McEwan

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 16:01
Today is the birthday of William McEwan (July 16, 1827-May 12, 1913). He was a Scottish politician and brewer. He founded the Fountain Brewery in 1856 (later known as McEwan’s), served as a member of parliament (MP) from 1886 to 1900.” Here’s a short biography from the University...

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Patent No. 3392879A: Beer Dispenser

Brookston Beer Bulletin - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 14:33
Today in 1968, US Patent 3392879 A was issued, an invention of Eugene Blea, for his “Beer Dispenser and the Like.” There’s no Abstract, although in the description it includes these claims: This invention relates generally to vending machines. More specifically it relates to machines...

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8 lbs PBW – $41.56 – $5.20/lb

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 09:23
8 lbs Five Star PBW Powdered Brewery Wash.  Oxygen based cleaner.  PBW is my go to homebrewing cleanser. 7/16/16 11:15 AM Central: This 8 lb offering is selling for just $41.56.  Shipping is also free with Prime Membership or a qualifying order. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our […]
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Stainless Steel Fittings, Disconnects and Ball Valves – Part Numbers and Sources

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 09:00
Here is a rundown of sources and part numbers for some of the parts and pieces you may need to put together your system, including fittings, ball valves, tri-clamps, camlocks, bulkheads and more.  Generally speaking, as homebrewers, we use 1/2″ fittings to connect things together.  Most of these fittings and sources feature 1/2″ although other […]
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Hands On – 24″ Stainless Steel Whisk – Extract, All Grain and Whirlpooling

Homebrew Finds - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 08:00
Toward the beginning of 2013, HBF Reader [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] Kirk encouraged me to look around for a suitable whisk for stirring up the mash.  This was a new idea for me. Others chimed in that this works well as a mash paddle or spoon replacement, making quick work of breaking up dough […]
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