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Carboy Carrying Strap – $10.65

Carboy Carrier Strap

Carboy Carrying Strap.  Heavy duty webbed strap. Straps adjust to fit 5 to 7 gallon carboys, or Better Bottles.

9/3/15 1:17 PM Central: This highly rated carrying strap is selling for just $10.65.  Shipping is free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Carboy Carrier Strap

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Heat Resistant Glove for Minding Yeast Starters

G & F 1689L Heat Resistant Glove Commercial Grade, Large

Heat Resistant Commercial Grade Glove

I use a similar type of glove (Ove Glove) when I’m making yeast starters in an Erlenmeyer Flask.  It’s really handy (pun intended) to swirl around the flask or to quickly remove to keep the flask from boiling over.

These are also handy on brew day for handling hot (but not wet) ball valves and such.

Before someone brings this up: These are not waterproof. Along those lines, I wouldn’t suggest that you stick your hand in hot wort with one of these on. Or, without one of these on for that matter. I guess the take away here is… don’t stick your hand in hot wort. :)

G & F 1689L Heat Resistant Glove Commercial Grade, Large

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Carboy Carrying Strap

Carboy Carrier Strap

Carboy Carrying Strap.  Heavy duty webbed strap. Straps adjust to fit 5 to 7 gallon carboys, or Better Bottles.

Carboy Carrier Strap

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Brew Hauler Carboy Carrier

The Carboy Carrier

The Carboy Carrier by Brew Hauler.  Aids in… carrying carboys. :)

The Carboy Carrier

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Carboy Carrying Strap

Carboy Carrier Strap

Carboy Carrying Strap.  Heavy duty webbed strap. Straps adjust to fit 5 to 7 gallon carboys, or Better Bottles.

Carboy Carrier Strap

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Reader Tip: Two Silicone Gloves for Starters and Brew Day

Thanks to HBF Reader Riley for this tip!

KitchCo Silicone Heat Resistant BBQ and Cooking Gloves - Directly Manage Hot Food - Orange

Food Safe, Silicone Gloves from KitchCo.  Intended for BBQ and grill, these heat resistant silicone gloves could have good applications for homebrewing.  Ideas – Minding yeast starters (pick up and swirl your Erlenmeyer as needed – or remove from heat to prevent a boilover), handling hot ball valves on brew day and lifting/squeezing your BIAB Bag when brewing Brew in a Bag Style.

  • Includes Two Silicone Heat Resistant Cooking Gloves For Temperatures Up To 446F (230°C)
  • The Grill Gloves have a Raised Texture. They are Flexible, Light, Durable and Easy to Clean
  • A No-Slip Five Finger Design With a Strong Grip that Allows Safe Movement Of Hot Pans, Food and Racks
  • 100 % Waterproof Premium Grade FDA Approved Silicone – Hot Liquids Can’t Reach Your Skin – Grab Food in boiling water
  • These BBQ Gloves are Easy To Clean and Dishwasher Safe (read the full description)

KitchCo Silicone Heat Resistant BBQ and Cooking Gloves – Directly Manage Hot Food – Orange

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‘Ove Glove – for Minding Yeast Starters

Designed to protect your hand from hot items near the stove, oven or grill.  It is made with with Kevlar® & Nomex® by DuPont.  Works on left or right hands and features silicone grips.

I use an Ove Glove when I’m making yeast starters in an Erlenmeyer Flask.  It’s really handy (pun intended) to swirl around the flask or to quickly remove to keep the flask from boiling over.  No reaching for a pot holder because I already have the Ove Glove on.

These are also handy on brew day for handling hot (but not wet) ball valves and such.

These are not waterproof. Along those lines, I wouldn’t suggest that you stick your hand in hot wort with one of these on. Or, without one of these on for that matter. I guess the take away here is… don’t stick your hand in hot wort. :)

The Oven Glove – Hot Surface Handler

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