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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Thermapen Buddy Sale + Hands On Review

ThermoWorks is offering a discounted price on their much lauded Thermapen when you purchase two.  Check it out - Here.  

I'm a happy Thermapen owner!  Check out my Hands on Review...


AlsoUpdate: Tallgrass Brewing, Kindle Matchbook and Recipe for 8 Bit Pale Ale

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Update: Tallgrass Brewing, Kindle Matchbook and Recipe for 8 Bit Pale Ale



Last night I discovered that the recently released Craft Beer for the Homebrewer contains a bunch of great recipes including one for 8 Bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company.  This is one of my favorite beers.



Craft Beer for the Homebrewer: Recipes from America's Top Brewmasters - $17.64 + Free Shipping with $35 order


I ordered the print edition last night.  After doing that I noticed that the Kindle version was available for a paltry $2.99 as part of the Matchbook program.  As today wore on, I was unable to resist purchasing this.

If you're unfamiliar with the Kindle Matchbook program, that let's you purchase Kindle versions of print titles that you've already purchased in print form at a steep discount.  When you visit the Matchbook page, and log in, you'll see a list of qualifying titles based on your Amazon purchase history.  Check it out - Here.  You can also search for qualifying titles - Here.  Several craft beer/homebrewing titles are available including: Craft Beer for the Homebrewer, The Joy of Homebrewing, Extreme Brewing, and the Homebrewer's Companion.


You can see from the tweet above that Tallgrass put their stamp on this recipe. It features: 2 Row, Victory, Vienna, Munich, Magnum, Centennial, Cascade & Galaxy.  The recipe calls for a good dose of whole Galaxy Hops right at the end.  I was also pleased to see one of my very favorite yeast strains employed for this beer...  Wyeast 1450 or Denny's Favorite 50.  This is a yeast that homebrewing legend Denny Conn kept going after the producing company went out of business.  Wyeast picked up not too long ago.  I've heard it described as an American Ale Strain that produces more mouthfeel.  Great yeast.  I'm looking forward to brewing this beer.

It's worth noting that Northern Brewer carries a number of Tallgrass Brewing Kits as part of their Pro Series of Kits.  These recipes are directly from breweries.  Check out the entire series - Here.
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Stainless Steel Hop Filter Screen - $7.54 Shipped

This Stainless Steel Hop Filter Screen just dropped $7.61 from $11.11 to $3.50.  Shipping is $4.04.  That's a total of $7.54 Shipped.

Put over your keg dip tube to block hop matter when you dry hop in the keg.

Homebrew Hops Filter Screen - $3.50 + $4.04

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Heads Up: Top Selling Homebrew pH Meter Coming up on Lightning Deals

Thanks to Facebook Friend Jesse for this tip!  Connect with HBF on Facebook - Here



Hanna's 98103B pH Meter is set to be discounted as an Amazon Lightning Deal.  It's currently selling for $34.40.  Shipping is free with Prime or with a qualifying $35 order.


Lightning Deal price is set to go live at 2 PM Central.  Check it out - Here


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Two Dual Scale Refractometer Deals

Deal 1, More Beer's Deal of the Day...
Product Description - Here.  Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount.

Brewing Refractometer - Dual Scale MT700 - $39.95 Shipped (Savings of $20 from list)


Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day.  Quantities are limited. Check the Deal of the Day section Here - to see if this is still available.

Deal 2, Dual Scale with Corrected Scale for $23.99...


This highly rated Dual Scale Refractometer refractometer is a Top Find.

Gravity to Brix Accuracy
Typical refractometers use a linear 4 x gravity to Brix conversion.  That's fine and dandy up until around 1.049.  At that point this linear scale starts to become inaccurate.  Brix 11 does equal 1.044, but Brix 12 does not equal 1.048.  It is 1.049.  It's only 1 point off here, but up at Brix 24, it's up to 5 points off.  Brix 24 equals 1.101 not 1.096.

All this to say that this model of refractometer uses a more accurate, non-linear gravity to Brix scale.

From the manufacturer: "This is the only inexpensive Wort SG to be corrected. The only other corrected refrafractometers in existence are the BREWfractometer and the BREWfractometer Extreme."




Refractometers can be used to measure gravity throughout the brewing process.  You can also estimate the alcohol content of your beer if you forget to take an OG with the use of a refractometer and a hydrometer.  Check out Northern Brewer's Refractometer Calculators.

Magnum Media DUAL SCALE 0-32% Brix and 1.000-1.130SG Wort Refractometer RSG-100ATC Beer Home Brew - $23.99 + Free Shipping with $35 order - Filler Items
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    3,200 lb Capacity Shelving for Brewery Organization - $49.97 Shipped + Reader Photo

    This highly rated 3,200 lb capacity shelving unit just dropped from $63.41 to $49.97.  It ships for free.

    Thanks to Twitter Follower @vnzjunk (connect with HBF on Twitter - Here) for this photo of this shelving unit loaded up with his brew gear!



    Edsal UR-364BLK Heavy Duty Steel Industrial Shelving, 3200 lbs Capacity, 36" Width x 60" Height x 18" Depth, Black - $49.97 + Free Shipping


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    Valuebrew: Oktoberfest and Bock Extract Kits on Sale + Flat Rate Shipping


    Valuebrew has 5 and 10 gallon versions of their Oktoberfest and Rhinelander Bock Extract Kits on sale.

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    These kits qualify for "Valueship" Flat Rate Shipping.

    TipSave money by taking advantage of Valuebrew's flat rate shipping.  Many items including recipe kits, malts and hops qualify.

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    19" Stainless Steel Drip Tray - $31.90

    This highly rated 19" by 4" Stainless Steel Drip Tray is selling for $31.90.  It ships free with Prime or with a qualifying $35 order.

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