Category Archives: Brew Day

Stainless Steel Quick Disconnect Blowout at MoreBeer + limited time low threshold free ship

From my experience a pretty typical discount for MoreBeer’s lineup of Stainless Steel Quick Disconnects is right around 15%.  Seems like they do a 15% offer once or twice a year.  Looking around their sale page, I noticed a number of SS QDS have been heavily marked down.  For example, the pictured QD is marked down 30% from $14.99 to $9.99.   Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 order to many US addresses.   Note: This sale hasn’t been officially announced by MoreBeer and I have no idea how long it will last.  Check site for current availability and pricing.  Shipping s

Stainless Steel Quick Disconnects at MoreBeer | All Sale Items

Stacks With: For a limited time, MoreBeer has reduced their free shipping threshold to just $35

MoreDeals! at MoreBeer:

  • Limited Time Reduced Threshold Free Shipping!  For a limited time, qualifying orders of just $35 or more ship for free – Free Shipping at MoreBeer!
  • Hops!  While you’re placing an order, check out MoreBeer’s Hop Market – rotating deep discounts on hops.
  • MoreBeer’s Kit of the Week:  Kit of the Week – 20% off
  • MoreBeer Mini CO2 Regulator! $17.99! with stacking sales + Hands on Review

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Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter – Digitally Measure Water Volumes – $10.99, best price + free prime ship

Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter

Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Save water and save money by measuring water usage
  • Displays water usage in gallons or liters
  • Helps you conserve water, making it an even more valuable tool during drought conditions
  • Fits 3/4-Inch standard outdoor hoses, nozzles and faucets
  • Runs on one CR2032 battery (included)

 

Possible homebrew application: Track water volumes on brew day.

4/20/19 1 PM Central: This has dropped to $12.99. . That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

24″ Stainless Steel Whisk [Extract and All Grain Brewers] – $10.21 + free prime ship

Winco 24″ Stainless Steel French Whip


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Stainless steel construction
  • Measures 24″ in length
  • Ideal for mixing eggs, sauces and batter
  • Heavy gauge wire loops
  • Dishwasher safe

This looks similar to my 24″ Stainless Whisk.  That whisk is an easy upgrade that I generally recommend for all but small batch only brewers.  Check out my Hands on Review of that great tool.

Use this on brew day in your mash tun and brew kettle.  In the mash tun… a whisk like 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.

What are others saying?  Search this item’s Amazon reviews for “homebrew”

4/16/19 10 PM Central: This is selling for $10.21.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Winco Stainless Steel French Whip, 24-Inch


Also Consider: Update International FW-24 Stainless Steel French Whip, 24-Inch

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25 ft Premium Drinking Water Rated Hose – $16.74 + free prime ship

Camco 22833 Premium Drinking Water Hose (5/8"ID x 25')

25′ Premium Drinking Water Hose by Camco.  20% Thicker than standard drinking water hoses.  Drinking water safe, lead free, BPA free.  Leaves no strong plastic taste.  Durable, machined fittings.  UV stabilized.  Made with NSF certified hose.

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Multi-Purposed Hose: Great for camping, RVing, gardening, washing your vehicle, watering your livestock and more. Drinking Water Safe: Hose is lead-free, BPA-free, phthalate-free and leaves no strong plastic taste in your drinking water
  • Thicker Than Standard Drinking Water Hoses: Heavy-duty hose is 20 percent thicker than standard drinking water hoses, making it more resistant to leaks and pinholes. Extra Durable: Machined fittings for maximum corrosion resistance and strain-relief ends for added durability
  • Extended Life: UV stabilized for longer life and made with NSF certified hose
  • Dimensions: Inner Dimension – 5/8″ for high flow; Length: 25-feet
  • Compliant with all Low Lead Laws: Compliant with all federal and state level low lead laws. CSA Low Lead Content Certified to NSF/ANSI 372

 

I have the 50′ version and it’s a great brew day hose.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brewing”

4/14/19 10 PM Central: This has dropped to $16.74.  That’s just $1.11 shy of the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Camco 25 Feet 25ft Premium Drinking Water Lead and BPA Free, Anti-Kink Design, 20% Thicker Than Standard Hoses 5/8″ Inside Diameter (22833) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also Consider: Camco 22853 5/8″ID x 50′ Premium Drinking Water Hose

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Taylor Four Event Digital Timer & Whiteboard [Time Hop & Boil Additions] – $6.11, best price + free prime ship

Quad Timer with Whiteboard Model 5849 by Taylor Precision


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • This multi-function digital timer can track up to four separate events, each with its own distinct alarm to aid in identification.
  • A 2 x 1.75-Inch LCD readout provides a clear, easy-to-read display that can be read from across the kitchen.
  • A built-in whiteboard and dry-erase markers can display recipes, label timer events, and more.
  • Mounts with a magnet or stand, allowing the timer to function in a wide range of environments.
  • Requires two (2) AAA batteries (included)

The Taylor 5849 Whiteboard Timer is a part of my Brew Day Box.  It times four events and includes a small built in whiteboard to indicate what each event is for.  Perfect for timing brew day kettle/hop additions.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew”

4/14/19 8 PM Central: This has dropped to just $6.11. That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Taylor Precision Products Four-Event Kitchen Timer with Whiteboard (Regular)


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Cambro 4 Quart/1 Gallon Measuring Pitcher – $10.46 + free prime ship

Cambro (400MCCW135) 4 qt Liquid Measuring Cup - Camwear

Cambro (400MCCW135) 4 qt Liquid Measuring Cup – Camwear


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Measuring cup is used to measure liquid in ounces, pints, quarts or liters
  • Made of rugged, virtually unbreakable Camwear polycarbonate
  • Externally marked graduations in American standard and metric are molded-in
  • Available in clear color
  • Comes in 4-quart capacity

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “homebrew”

4/12/19 1 AM Central: This is selling for just $10.46.  That’s a 49% discount from list and the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Cambro (400MCCW135) 4 qt Liquid Measuring Cup – Camwear


Also: Review – 1 Rubbermaid Gallon Pitcher

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18″ Whisk [Extract and All Grain Brewers]… $3.58 + free add on ship

Winco Stainless Steel Piano Wire Whip, 18-Inch

Winco Stainless Steel Piano Wire Whip, 18-Inch


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Ideal for mixing eggs, sauces and topping
  • Stainless steel
  • Measures 18″ in length
  • Lighter wire loops
  • Dishwasher safe

This is similar to my 24″ Stainless Whisk.  That whisk is an easy upgrade that I generally recommend for all but small batch only brewers.  Check out my Hands on Review of that great tool.

Note that this whisk measures in at 6″ smaller than the whisk I mentioned above and that it is from a different manufacturer.

Possible homebrew applications: Use on brew day in your mash tun and brew kettle.  In the mash tun… a whisk can help to break up doughballs.  In the brew kettle… Use to incorporate extract, stir the brew kettle or start a kettle whirlpool.

4/8/19 9:30 AM Central: This is selling for just $3.58.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses, with a qualifying order, as part of the Amazon’s Add On promotion. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Winco Stainless Steel Piano Wire Whip, 18-Inch – note that multiple sizes, quantities or variations may be available, as such a different product may show up at this link


Also Consider: Update International FW-24 Stainless Steel French Whip, 24-Inch

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Cosco 6′ Folding Table [Brew Day Work Table] – $43.26 + free shipping

Cosco 14678BLK1 Deluxe 6 Foot x 30 inch Half Blow Molded Folding Table, Black, 72" (Rectangle),

6′ Fold in half table by Cosco

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Note from HBF:  This has folding legs and then the entire table folds in half to easy and compact storage.  I use a similar table (different model, manufacturer and specs) as a brew day work table to hold ingredients, (not hot or too heavy) gear, recipes, notes and odds and ends.

4/4/19 11 PM Central: This has dropped to $43.26. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Cosco 14678BLK1 Deluxe 6 Foot x 30 inch Half Blow Molded Folding Table, Black, 72″ (Rectangle) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

RAPICCA Neoprene Coated Waterproof Heat Resistant Gloves

RAPICCA Griller BBQ Waterproof Oil/Heat Resistant Insulated Cooking Gloves for Barbecue/Grill/Smoker/Fry Turkey/Pot Holder/Oven mitt/Baking,Neoprene Coating with Textured Palms Long Sleeve (17-Inch)

RAPICCA Griller BBQ Heat Resistant Insulated Cooking Gloves for Barbecue/Grill/Smoker/Fry Turkey/Pot Holder/Oven mitt/Baking, Waterproof Neoprene Coating with Textured Palms Long Sleeve

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Pro design – Designed for the pit master with insulated textured palm non-slip five finger design so you can manage wet or greasy meat in your smoker or bbq and make pulled pork like the pros!
  • Comfortable & flame resistant – The double layer soft cotton liner not only provide max comfortable fitting but also good insulated from heat, the gloves fits loosely so your hands stays cool and comfortable while tend to your bbq, smoker and other household tasks.The FDA compliant, BPA free, food grade neoprene coating is resistant to melting and is fire resistant, protecting your hands around smokers, grill flames and fire, makeing them a great camping accessory.
  • Extremely easy to clean – The flexible waterproof neoprene coating on this glove is resistant to heat, grease, oil, water and stains even chemical liquid, just wash the gloves with a little soap, and hang them to dry, no oil or stains left, pleasure to use
  • 17In long sleeve – the 17inch length sleeve protect your arm as well as your hands while pending your BBQ masterpiece or handing hot items on your smoker or grill.
  • All Kinds of Uses – The Pit glove isn’t just for BBQ; they’re great for brewing beer; frying turkeys; dying yarn and all kinds of activities where you need hand and forearm protection

 

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew”

RAPICCA Griller BBQ Waterproof Oil/Heat Resistant Insulated Cooking Gloves for Barbecue/Grill/Smoker/Fry Turkey/Pot Holder/Oven mitt/Baking,Neoprene Coating with Textured Palms Long Sleeve (17-Inch) – note, multiple variations may be available


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter – Digitally Measure Water Volumes

Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter

Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter

More Info

From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Save water and save money by measuring water usage
  • Displays water usage in gallons or liters
  • Helps you conserve water, making it an even more valuable tool during drought conditions
  • Fits 3/4-Inch standard outdoor hoses, nozzles and faucets
  • Runs on one CR2032 battery (included)

 

Possible homebrew application: Track water volumes on brew day.

Orbit 56854 Hose End Water Flow Meter – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


More: Recent Amazon Finds

Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.