Category Archives: Fermentation

Reader Tip – Best Buy: Igloo 7.2 Cu Ft Deep Freeze- $159.99

Thanks to HBF Readers Mike and Anonymous for this tip!

This is a Best Buy Daily Deal and is being offered for $10 less than the last time it was featured on HBF.


This 7.2 Cu Ft Chest Freezer from Igloo normally sells for $249.99.  It’s on sale for $159.99.  In store pickup is free.

Igloo – 7.2 Cu. Ft. Chest Freezer – Seashell White FRF472 5041647 - $249.99 $159.99 + free in store pickup

Need Kegs?: Brand New Ball Lock Keg - $79.99

Pinned: Filter/Randall Combo · 8 Gal Kettle · Vanilla Beans – $2 · Cereal Killer Mill

Great Deal: New Ball Lock Kegs – $79.99

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Tips and Gear for Your Kegerator:

Recent Draft Finds:

1L Erlenmeyer Flask – $6.75, New Record Low

This 1 Liter Erlenmeyer Flask has dropped to a new record low Amazon price of $6.75.

American Educational Borosilicate Glass (Bomex) 1,000mL Erlenmeyer Flask - $6.75 + Free Shipping with Prime or Qualifying $35 order

Pinned: Filter/Randall Combo · 8 Gal Kettle · Vanilla Beans – $2 · Cereal Killer Mill

Great Deal: New Ball Lock Kegs – $79.99

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Also Consider:

Recent Amazon Finds:

Used 5 Gallon Whiskey Barrels are Back!

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These barrels have been out of stock for… years.  A Q&A question about availability back in February of was answered as follows… “We don’t expect to restock these in the future”.  Well… they’re back with the following in red letters “Available for a short time“.

Twice filled charred oak 5 gallon barrels from an award winning distillery in Evanston Illinois.  My guess on that distillery is FEW Spirits.

Used 5 Gallon Whiskey Barrels – $139.99

Pinned: Filter/Randall Combo · 8 Gal Kettle · Vanilla Beans – $2 · Cereal Killer Mill

Great Deal: New Ball Lock Kegs – $79.99

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Recent AIH Finds:

AIH Picks:

Buy a Governor Regulator, Get a Free Refractometer

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Buy a Governor CO2 Regulator from Midwest Supplies and get a free Brix Refractometer.  Use promo/coupon code STEPITUP to get the free refractometer.

Check out the full details – Here

Bundles With: Free Shipping

Pinned: Filter/Randall Combo · 8 Gal Kettle · Vanilla Beans – $2 · Cereal Killer Mill

Great Deal: New Ball Lock Kegs – $79.99

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Recent Midwest Finds:


Also from Midwest Supplies:

StirStarter Stir Plate – $39.99

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RiteBrew’s StirStarter offering has experienced a slight price drop (50 cents).  That’s notable because it was already selling for… the lowest price I know of.  I’ve used this stir plate myself for years and it has worked very well for me.

841256 StirStarter Stir Plate - $39.99

Pinned: Filter/Randall Combo · 8 Gal Kettle · Vanilla Beans – $2 · Cereal Killer Mill

Great Deal: New Ball Lock Kegs – $79.99

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Recent RiteBrew Finds:

RiteBrew Picks:

Also Consider:

6 Pint Polypropylene Lab Jars and Closures – $20.92, New Record Low

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This 6 pack of polypropylene lab containers and lids has sold for up to $40.27 in the last month.  In that time it has averaged $36.06.  Several price drops have brought it down to a new record low Amazon price of $20.92.  That figures to $3.49 each.  These can be used up to autoclave temps.

Uses include: Yeast rehydration, yeast washing and slurry storage. Also an easy vessel for making and storing sanitized water.  I use similar containers to rehydrate yeast.  Check out Tip 1 on our Tips Page for more info on that.

Bel-Art 109130000 Polypropylene 1 pint Scienceware Wide Mouth Mason Jar (Pack of 6) – $20.92 + Free Shipping with $35 order

Pinned: Filter/Randall Combo · 8 Gal Kettle · Vanilla Beans – $2 · Cereal Killer Mill

Great Deal: New Ball Lock Kegs – $79.99

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Recent Amazon Finds:

2″ Bel-Art Scienceware Stir Bar – $4.99, New Record Low

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This highly rated 2″ Stir Bar From Bel-Art has just dropped from $7.25 to $4.99.  That’s a new record low Amazon price.

Bel-Art Scienceware 371100002 PTFE Octagon Spinbar Magnetic Stirrer Bar, with Integral Pivot Ring, White, 2″ Length, 5/16″ Diameter – $4.99 + Free Shipping with $35 order

Also Consider:

Pinned: Filter/Randall Combo · 8 Gal Kettle · Vanilla Beans – $2 · Cereal Killer Mill

Great Deal: New Ball Lock Kegs – $79.99

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