Category Archives: All Grain

Digital pH Meter and TDS Meter Combo – $11.95 Shipped


Digital pH Meter and TDS Meter combo via eBay for $11.95 with free shipping

Use the pH meter to check the pH of your water, mash, [test Star San effectiveness] and finished beer.  The TDS meter could come in handy for checking your RO filter [See: Review – Portable Reverse Osmosis Water System] or for checking purchased distilled or RO water.  Some water processors add minerals back for flavor.  A TDS meter will allow you to make sure you’re getting what you want.

Digital Ph Meter + TDS Tester Aquarium Pool Hydroponic Water Monitor 0-9999 PPM

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24″ Stainless Whisk – for Extract and All Grain Brewers – $12.84

Winco Stainless Steel French Whip, 24-Inch

This looks similar to my 24″ Stainless Whisk.  That is a Top Find that I recommend for all but small batch only brewers.  Check out my Hands on Review.

Use this on brew day in your mash tun and brew kettle.  In the mash tun… this makes quick work of breaking up up doughballs.  In the brew kettle… Use to incorporate extract, stir the brew kettle or start a kettle whirlpool.

7/22/16 11 AM Central: This is selling for $12.84.  Shipping is also free with Prime Membership or a qualifying order. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

Winco Stainless Steel French Whip, 24-Inch

Also ConsiderUpdate International FW-24 Stainless Steel French Whip, 24-Inch

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15% Off Off ProFlow Dynamics


ProFlow Dynamics has a great variety of homebrew related gear including stainless steel Camlock disconnects, threaded fittings (t’s, elbows and connectors of every sort), ball valves, kettles, burners, thermowells, site, gauges, silicone tubing, Chugger pumps and more.

Promo code “SBI 15%” (with space and no quotes) takes 15% off already great prices.

ProFlow’s Homebrew Lineup – use coupon code “SBI 15%”

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New Stainless Steel Pump Design! + 15% Off Site Wide – See Update


ProFlow Dynamics has introduced a new high temp capable, stainless steel homebrew pump design.

It features..

  • Stainless steel pump head
  • Larger bearing length than standard Brew Pumps
  • DC instead of AC (safer), comes complete with a AC converter so it plugs straight into the wall socket.
  • The power supply operates on 120 -240 VAC so you only need 1 controller type
  • It takes up less space being half the size of a regular Homebrew pump with comparable Flow rate.
  • It is quiet, almost silent
  • Flow rate: 7.1 GPM – Max Head: 16.4 FT – Max Temperature: 230 Degrees Fahrenheit – Max Pressure: 145 PSI (10 bar) – Long Life Brushless Pump – Continual 24 hrs work – Leak Proof – Over voltage Protection – Polarity Protection

It’s selling for $129.01.  Promo code “SBI 15%” (with space and no quotes) takes 10% off this pump and everything else in ProFlow’s homebrewing lineup including stainless steel Camlock disconnects,  threaded fittings (t’s, elbows and connectors of every sort), ball valves, kettles, burners, thermowells, site, gauges, silicone tubing, Chugger pumps and more.

Silent Brew Pump – $116.11

Update; This is out of stock as of this update – Check out ProFlow’s Pump Lineup to see models that are available.  Promo code code “SBI 15%” still takes 15% off ProFlow’s Entire Homebrew Lineup,

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Fermentable: 4 x 24 Ou Steel Cut Oats (6 lbs)


Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats, 24-ounce (Pack of 4) from Bob’s Red Mill.  4 x 12 ounces = 6 lbs in total.

Use as a fermentable in your all grain homebrews.  Note that oats generally need to be included in your mash.  Need a recipe idea?  As of this posting, the recipe for MoreBeer’s Oatmeal Stout Kit is available on the documents tab of the product page.

Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats, 24-ounce (Pack of 4)

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Ends Soon: 15% Off Site Wide at The Brew Bag – BIAB Bags and More


The Brew Bag is a Made in the USA, purpose designed BIAB bag.  It has four loops for lifting the bag out of your kettle, every seam is reinforced for long life and it is available in a number of sizes for kettles, keggles and coolers.  If they don’t carry the size you want, The Brew Bag will custom make it for you.

I use The Brew Bag myself and it works very well. Check out my Hands on Review. also carries hop bags, stubby (biab friendly) kettle thermometers, pulley systems and high temp gloves.

For a short time, the Brew Bag is taking 15% off site wide when you order $30 or more.  This matches the highest percent off sale I’ve ever seen offered.  Now is a great time to pick up BIAB gear!

Use Promo Code – HBF15%July30 to get the 15% off – valid on purchases of $30 or more.

Check it out – Here 

Check out  My BIAB Water Calculation Spreadsheet with narrative directions.  It makes figuring water temps and amounts easy,

from HBF Reader Jon: I have 2 of these bags and I can attest to the quality. They are second to none in a class by themselves really.

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10% Off SWAEN Malts


Beer & Wine Hobby‘s Christmas in July sale discounts nearly everything by 10%.  That also bundles with free shipping with a $49 order on many items.

This applies to Beer & Wine’s extension selection of Swaen Malts

Varieties Include...

Swaen Goldswaen Belge Caramel Malt
Swaen Blackswaen Biscuit Malt
Swaen Ale Malt
Swaen Blackswaen Black Barley Malt
Swaen Goldswaen Belge Caramel Malt 10lb Bag
Swaen Blackswaen Chocolate Barley Malt
Swaen Munich Light Malt
Swaen Goldswaen Lt. Caramel Malt
Swaen Pilsner Malt 55lb Sack
Swaen Goldswaen Brown Malt
Swaen Goldswaen Coffee Malt 10lb Bag
Swaen Goldswaen Hell Caramel Malt
Swaen Goldswaen Red Caramel Malt 10lb Bag
Swaen Blackswaen Chocolate Wheat Malt
Swaen Pilsner Malt
Swaen Blackswaen Coffee Malt
Swaen Munich Light Malt
Swaen Goldswaen Aroma Malt
Swaen Pilsner Malt


The 1 and 10 lb sizes ship for free.  Full bags do not, but they do qualify for the discount.

Swaen Malts – remember promo code SLEIGHRIDE

Some other items to ConsiderPBW – 8 lb [stellar price with the discount], Star San, Citra Hops – with the discount these are $27 and qualify for free shipping, Cascade Hops – $16.19/lb with discount, AccuMash Water Treatment – easily dial in Dial in PH and Malt/Hop Balance

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