[Reader Tip] – Albott Non-contact IR Infrared Thermometer

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Albott Non-contact Digital Laser IR Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58~788℉(-50 ~ 420℃),Battery Included

Non-contact Digital Laser IR Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun. -50°C to +420°C /-58 °F to +788°F; Accuracy: ±1.5% or ±1.5℃.  Backlit LCD screen.

Since this is no touch, you can check the temp of yeast washing and yeast rehydration water and your starter wort without the risk of infection.  I find mine particularly useful for rehydrating yeast.

Infrared thermometers should not be considered a direct replacement for your standard thermometer.  A quality IR thermometer will give you a close approximation of surface temperatures.  Note that steam seems to throw off readings.  Uses include: Contained yeast rehydration water, chilled wort or starter temperature, kegerator, fermenter or fermenation area and beer tasting samples.  If you’re looking for a standard thermometer, consider these two Top FindsCDN DTQ450X – ThermoWorks Thermapen

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Albott Non-contact Digital Laser IR Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58~788℉(-50 ~ 420℃),Battery Included

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