Beer Lover’s Southern California [Paperback] – $13.37

Beer Lover's Southern California: Best Breweries, Brewpubs & Beer Bars (Beer Lovers Series)

Beer Lover’s Southern California: Best Breweries, Brewpubs & Beer Bars (Beer Lovers Series) by Kristofor Barnes

From the book description: “The Beer Lover’s series features regional breweries, brewpubs and beer bars for those looking to seek out and celebrate the best brews–from bitter seasonal IPAs to rich, dark stouts–their cities have to offer.

With quality beer producers popping up all over the nation, you don’t have to travel very far to taste great beer; some of the best stuff is brewing right in your home state. These comprehensive guides cover the entire beer experience for the proud, local enthusiast and the traveling visitor alike, including information on”

10/19/17 9 AM Central: The paperback edition of this has dropped to $13.37. That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. For some pricing clarity: The Kindle edition is actually selling for more as of this posting. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.  Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Beer Lover’s Southern California: Best Breweries, Brewpubs & Beer Bars (Beer Lovers Series)

Also Consider: The Homebrewer’s Library – Selection of Homebrewing and Craft Beer Books


East Coast Yeast [past date] – from $3.50!

East Coast Yeast‘s Mission is: “To provide new, fresh, liquid cultures for your special brewing projects. Specializing in artisanal yeast blends and pure yeast strains long forgotten.”

East Coast Yeast is… is difficult to find in stock. Depending on the strain the needle moves from difficult to find in stock to nearly impossible.  That’s a testament to ECY’s popularity.

It’s rare to see ECY marked down.  Some across the board sales have applied in the past.

As of this posting, love2brew has select strains of ECY on sale starting at just $3.50.  Check their sale page for current price and selection.  This bundles with free shipping on most orders over $75 to select US addresses.

Sale and Clearance at love2brew

Also: Finding the “Conan Strain” of Yeast – Vermont IPA

Yeast: love2brew carries a couple lines of hard to find lines of yeast: East Coast Yeast and The Yeast Bay – If you’re looking to qualify for free shipping or just grab some hard to get yeast, consider adding to your order.

Save at love2brew: Sale and Clearance items

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Triple Tap Stainless Steel Draft Kegerator Tower + 3 Faucets + More – $109.99 + Free Shipping

YaeBrew Triple Tap Faucet Stainless Steel Draft Beer Tower, 3-Inches Column - 3 Faucets

Triple Tap Faucet Stainless Steel Draft Beer Tower, 3-Inches Column – 3 Faucets

  • Tower has polished stainless steel body
  • Forward seat design prevents lever from sticking
  • 5 Feet of 3/16″ ID Beer Hose with Tailpiece and Hex Nut Connection
  • This tower comes with brass faucets and levers.

10/19/17 7 AM Central: This combo is selling for just $109.99. Shipping to most US addresses also is free. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

YaeBrew Triple Tap Faucet Stainless Steel Draft Beer Tower, 3-Inches Column – 3 Faucets

Also: Kegerator Tips & Gear | Keg Repair Part #s | 5 Recent Keg Finds

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AIH Keg Sale! + Cascade for $6.99/lb!

Adventures in Homebrewing has launched a keg sale that gets you some great deals on kegs.  Pin lock and ball lock kegs on sale, in both singles and four packs.   This stacks with the coupon code mentioned below to lower prices even more.

Also at AIH; Cascade for $6.99/lb!

Stacks With: Promo code BREW3 takes 3% off sitewide

Also: Kegerator Tips & Gear | Keg Repair Part #s | 5 Recent Keg Finds

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100 Pint Vacuum Sealer Bags [Hops & More] – $15.79

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100 FoodVacBags 6X10 Pint Size Vacuum Sealer Bags by FoodVacBags.  Features: Can be used in any clamp style vacuum sealer.  4 mil Heavy-duty bags with embossed air-removal channels.  FDA Approved and BPA Free.

I use these and I can tell you that they are nice, img_cln_img_1192-e1451946777942-300x225high quality vac bags.  They are mentioned in my FoodSaver V2244 Review.  These pint size bags can hold approximately 10.5 ounces of pellet hops.

10/19/17 3 AM Central: These great bags have dropped to $15.79. 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 the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

100 FoodVacBags 6X10 Pint Size 4 mil Vacuum Sealer Bags Commercial Grade

More Hops5 Recent Hop Finds | Hop Guide – 170+ Hop Varieties Described

Also5 Recent Hops Finds | Hops at: Bell’s General Store | MoreBeer | love2brew | Label PeelersGreat Fermentations | Adventures in Homebrewing | William’s Brewing

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60 Quart Igloo Cube Cooler – $24.44, Best Price

Igloo Ice Cube Roller Cooler (60-Quart, Ocean Blue)

Igloo Ice Cube Roller Cooler

  • Ultratherm insulated body keeps cold for a long time
  • Push button and locking telescopic handle
  • Durable wheels and reinforced tow handle make transporting a full cooler easy
  • Molded side scoop handles for ease of loading and unloading
  • 60 quart capacity

10/18/17 11:30 PM Central: This has dropped to $24.44. That’s the best historical direct from 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 the product page for current price, description and availability.  Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Igloo Ice Cube Roller Cooler (60-Quart, Ocean Blue)

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Make Your Own Stir Plate: 3D Printed Stir Plate Magnet Mounting-Thingy!

3D Printed Stir Plate

In my quest to build a stir plate using a computer cooling type fan, I found that the most difficult part of getting that to work well was mounting the magnets properly.  I settled on two magnets and in spite of several attempts I was unable to get an efficient (or even stable) mount for the magnets.  Magnet alignment is an important part of stir plate design.  Uneven or mis-spaced magnets mean easily thrown stir bars and poor performance.

I decided to design and print a 3D printed mounting aid to make magnet mounting easier and more precise.  I’ve since dubbed this the HBF Stir Plate Mounting-Thingy.  In my opinion, it turned out pretty amazing.

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