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FoodSaver GameSaver Outdoorsman [for Hops and More]

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FoodSaver GameSaver Outdoorsman Vacuum Sealing System by FoodSaver.  Model GM2050-000

Why would you want a FoodSaver for homebrewing?
Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops [See: 5 Recent Hop Finds].  You can save money by getting in on bulk hop buys.  Use your vacuum sealer to break these up and to preserve freshness.  You can also store specialty grains in vacuum bags or using the mason jar attachment.  Other uses include: storing base grains, partial dry yeast packs and storing and preserving other beer ingredients.

Update: Since this post was published the price, availability or promotion has changed.  Check the product page for up to the minute description, price and availability.  Also: Today’s Deals on Amazon

FoodSaver GameSaver Outdoorsman Vacuum Sealing System, Designed for up to 40 Consecutive Seals, GM2050-000

Also5 Recent Hop Finds | Hands on Review: V2244 Vacuum Sealer

Recent Amazon Finds [view more]:

Reader Tip: FoodSaver [Preserve Hops] on Woot + 5 Recent Hop Finds

Thanks to HBF Reader Matt for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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As of this posting, daily deal site Woot! has FoodSaver’s RT-FM2000 [reconditioned] marked down to $34.99.  This also comes with a selection of FoodSaver bags.  Offerings change often.

Why would you want a FoodSaver for homebrewing?
Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops [See: 5 Recent Hop Finds].  You can save money by getting in on bulk hop buys.  Use your vacuum sealer to break these up and to preserve freshness.  You can also store specialty grains in vacuum bags or using the mason jar attachment.  Other uses include: storing base grains, partial dry yeast packs and storing and preserving other beer ingredients.

Check Woot to see current offering

Also5 Recent Hop Finds | Hands on Review: V2244 Vacuum Sealer

Recent Great Deals [more]:

Reader Tip: FoodSaver [Hop Storage] – SEE UPDATE

Thanks to HBF Reader Zach for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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FoodSaver 2 in 1 system with built in retractable handheld sealer, starter kit, heat seal and zipper bags.  Starter Kit includes: (1) 11″x10′ Roll, (3) Qt Heat-Seal Bags, (2) Gal Heat-Seal Bags, (3) Qt Zipper Bags, (2) Gal Zipper Bags.  Unit includes roll storage and bag cutter.

Why would you want a FoodSaver for homebrewing?
Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops [See: 5 Recent Hop Finds].  You can save money by getting in on bulk hop buys.  Use your vacuum sealer to break these up and to preserve freshness.  You can also store specialty grains in vacuum bags or using the mason jar attachment.  Other uses include: storing base grains, partial dry yeast packs and storing and preserving other beer ingredients.

Update: Since this post was published the price, availability or promotion has changed.  Check the product page for up to the minute description, price and availability.  Also: Today’s Deals on Amazon

FoodSaver 4840 2-in-1 Automatic Vacuum Sealing System with Bonus Built-in Retractable Handheld Sealer, Starter Kit, Heat-Seal and Zipper Bags

Also5 Recent Hop Finds | Hands on Review: V2244 Vacuum Sealer

Recent Amazon Finds [view more]:

100 Feet of 8″ Vacuum Bag Rolls (Hop Storage)

2 8"X50' Rolls of FoodVacBags 4 mil Vacuum Sealer Bags - Make Your Own Size Bag!

(2) 8″ x 50′ 4 mil Vacuum Sealer Rolls by FoodVacBags.  You get 100 feet in all.

  • 4 mil embossed bags can be used in most clamp style vacuum sealers
  • Eliminates freezer burn and dehydration
  • Increase food storage time locking in freshness, flavor and nutritional value
  • FDA Approved and BPA Free
  • Great for food storage PLUS collectibles, valuable documents, silver & electronics

Vacuum seal hops (and other ingredients) in these and put them in the freezer to preserve freshness and flavor.  This allows you to get in on discounted bulk hop buys (See: 5 Most Recent Hop Finds) and break full lbs up into smaller increments.

2 8″X50′ Rolls of FoodVacBags 4 mil Vacuum Sealer Bags – Make Your Own Size Bag

Also5 Recent Hop Finds

Recent Amazon Finds [view more]:

Factory Refurbished FoodSaver – $40 shipped via eBay

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System FM1000 Food Sealer, Camouflage, w/ Starter Kit

Factory refurbished FoodSaver vacuum sealer with starter kit.

As of this posting, this eBay offering is selling for $40 with free shipping.  Check the listing page for up to the minute price and availability.

Why would you want a FoodSaver for homebrewing?
Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops [See: 5 Recent Hop Finds].  You can save money by getting in on bulk hop buys.  Use your vacuum sealer to break these up and to preserve freshness.  You can also store specialty grains in vacuum bags or using the mason jar attachment.  Other uses include: storing base grains, partial dry yeast packs and storing and preserving other beer ingredients.

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System FM1000 Food Sealer, Camouflage, w/ Starter Kit

Also5 Recent Hop Finds | Hands on Review: V2244 Vacuum Sealer

Recent Great Deals [more]:

FoodSaver V3240 + Starter Kit – Preserving Hops

FoodSaver V3240 Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Kit

FoodSaver V3240 with Starter Kit.  Starter Kit includes – (1) 11″x10′ Roll, (3) Qt Heat-Seal Bags, (2) Gal Heat-Seal Bags.  Extra wide sealing strip.  Roll storage.  Removable drip tray.  Includes accessory port and hose (works with FoodSaver Mason Jar Sealer)

Why would you want a FoodSaver for homebrewing?
Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops [5 Recent Hop Finds].  You can save money by getting in on bulk hop buys.  Use your vacuum sealer to break these up and to preserve freshness.  You can also store specialty grains in vacuum bags or using the mason jar attachment.  Other uses include: storing base grains, partial dry yeast packs and storing and preserving other beer ingredients.

FoodSaver V3240 Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Kit

Recent Amazon Finds [view more]:

Mossy Oak Camouflage FoodSaver [Certified Refurbished]

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System FM1000 Food Sealer, Mossy Oak Camo Camouflage, w/ Starter Kit (Certified Refurbished)

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System FM1000 Food Sealer, Mossy Oak Camo Camouflage, w/ Starter Kit (Certified Refurbished)

  • Certified Refurbished products have been professionally tested and reconditioned to work like-new, show minimal to no signs of wear, and are backed by a minimum 90-day manufacturer or seller warranty.
  • Starter kit includes 1 FoodSaver Heat-Seal Roll, 2 FoodSaver Heat-Seal Bags – Quart Size, 1 FoodSaver Heat-Seal Bag – Gallon Size, and 1 Accessory Hose.
  • Manual operation. Easy-clean patented removable drip tray
  • Extra wide sealing strip for the strongest seal. Compact size with easy operation
  • Easy lock latch closure. Mossy Oak break up infinity pattern

Why would you want a FoodSaver for homebrewing?
Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops [5 Recent Hop Finds].  You can save money by getting in on bulk hop buys.  Use your vacuum sealer to break these up and to preserve freshness.  You can also store specialty grains in vacuum bags or using the mason jar attachment.  Other uses include: storing base grains, partial dry yeast packs and storing and preserving other beer ingredients.

FoodSaver Vacuum Sealing System FM1000 Food Sealer, Mossy Oak Camo Camouflage, w/ Starter Kit (Certified Refurbished)

Recent Amazon Finds [view more]: