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Heat Resistant Glove [Minding Yeast Starters & Brew Day] – $5.76 + Free Add On Ship

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

G & F Heat Resistant Oven Glove, Large  by G & F


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

  • Same material used by fire fighters
  • Maintains integrity and strength at high temperatures
  • Thermal regulating
  • Ambidextrous, fits right or left hand
  • Soft and pliable for easy grasp

I use a similar type of 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.

These are not waterproof.  Safety Note: Always use caution when handling hot items or ingredients and always read and follow manufacturer directions.

12/9/18 12:30 PM Central: These are selling for $5.76. 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 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

G & F 1689L Dupont Nomex & Kevlar Heat Resistant Oven Gloves, for BBQ, Fireplace,and Grilling. Commercial Grade, Large, Sold by 1 Piece

Also Available in Medium: G & F 1689M Dupont Nomex® & Kevlar® Heat Resistant Oven Gloves, BBQ Gloves, Fireplace Gloves, Commercial Grade, Medium, Sold by 1 Piece


Related: Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation & Best Sellers in Lab Erlenmeyers – via Amazon | StirStarter Stir Plate | Yeast Starters and Fermentation Resource Page

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Garden Hose Quick Connect Set , 6 Male Connects + 2 Female Connects – $11.99

No-Leaks Pressure Washer Garden Hose Quick Connect Set , 6 Male Connects + 2 Female Connects

Set includes (2) Female and (6) Male Connectors to conveniently swap up to different attachments.

Garden hose QDs help save time on brew day.  More easily swap between hoses, chillers, etc.

10/28/18 8 PM Central: This combo is selling for $11.99. Shipping to most US addresses is also free 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 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.

No-Leaks Pressure Washer Garden Hose Quick Connect Set , 6 Male Connects + 2 Female Connects


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

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Bus Tubs for Brew Day & Beyond – Save Time and Effort When You Homebrew

Bus Tubs HomebrewBus Tubs for Brew Day – A bus tub with a Rubbermaid Commercial High Temp Pitcher [Review] and my Brew Day Whisk [Review].

I use two of these commercial bus tubs on brew day and I find them invaluable.  I use them to cart around brew gear and ingredients – saving trips back and forth which saves effort and time.

As brew day starts, I’ll keep a dry/clean bus tub and a wet/needs to be cleaned bus tub.  Having two helps me keep clean things clean.  That means less unnecessary cleaning.

If I’m using my pump, I’ll keep one below that.  It catches drips and also offers a place to store wet items such as stirring spoons, mash paddles, my mash stirring whisk and my equally invaluable 1 gallon pitchers.

Beyond brew day these are handy for storage and aid with cleaning and sanitizing other homebrew gear.

Rubbermaid Commercial Products FG335100GRAY 7-1/8-Gallon Gray Undivided Bus/Utility Box – via Amazon


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12″ x 12″ Interlocking Drying Mats – lots of uses

Update International BMI-12CL Interlocking bar Mat Square, 12" x 12", Clear

Update International BMI-12CL Interlocking bar Mat Square, 12″ x 12″, Clear


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

  • Interlocking bar mat perfect for lining shelves and counters to protect glassware and china
  • Interlocking design system snaps together to fit most places
  • Made of non-skid pvc and is lightweight
  • Diamond-shape cutouts allow for even airflow and sanitary drying
  • Each square measures 12″ x 12″; dishwasher safe

I use similar mats (different model and manufacturer) and find them very handy.  I use them for drying brew day gear and glassware and also underneath my fermenter in my fermentation deep freeze to improve airflow and keep the fermenter out of any condensation that might show up).  I also use this in bottom of my kegerator.  More info on that here – Upgrade Your Kegerator – 6 Improvements

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12″ x 12″ Interlocking NSF Certified Drying Mats – lots of uses – $5.20 + free add on shipping

San Jamar VM5280 Versa-Mat Interlocking Bar Mat, 12" Length x 12" Width, Clear

12″ by 12″ interlocking bar mat by San Jamar.  These interlocking mats are versatile.  Multiple mats can be joined for larger areas and they are flexible and easy to cut to shape.  Allows for airflow under glassware.  NSF certified.

I purchased a number of these in 2015 and have since found them very handy.  I use them for drying brew day gear and glassware and also underneath my fermenter in my fermentation deep freeze to improve airflow and keep the fermenter out of any condensation that might show up).  I also use this in bottom of my kegerator.  More info on that here – Upgrade Your Kegerator – 6 Improvements

11/4/18 7 PM Central: These are selling for $5.20. 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 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

San Jamar VM5280 Versa-Mat Interlocking Bar Mat, 12″ Length x 12″ Width, Clear


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Gerber Dime Multi-Tool + Putting Together a Brew Day Box

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, Red [30-000417]

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, Red [30-000417]

  • Features ten components
  • Overall length 4.25-Inch, closed length 2.75-Inch
  • Steel type 3Cr13 stainles

I keep a similar Multi-tool in my brew day box.  SeePutting Together A Brew Day Box

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, Red [30-000417]



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Gerber Dime Multi-Tool + Putting Together a Brew Day Box

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, Black [30-000469]

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, Black [30-000469]


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

  • Sturdy stainless steel construction
  • Compact, lightweight size fits perfectly in pocket – a daily companion for any task
  • 10 tools: Needle nose spring-loaded pliers, Wire cutter, Fine edge blade, Retail package opener, Scissors, Medium flat driver, Crosshead driver, Bottle opener, Tweezers, File
  • Convenient, easily accessible butterfly opening
  • Overall length: 4.25 inches, Closed Length: 2.75 inches

I keep a similar Multi-tool in my brew day box.  SeePutting Together A Brew Day Box

Gerber Dime Multi-Tool, Black [30-000469]



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Lavatools KT1 Digital Timer

Lavatools KT1 Digital Kitchen Timer & Stopwatch, Large Digits, Loud Alarm, Magnetic Stand (Black)

Lavatools KT1 Digital Kitchen Timer & Stopwatch, Large Digits, Loud Alarm, Magnetic Stand


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

  • Ultra large 3″ display with easy-to-read bold clear digits.
  • Super loud beeper alarm means that you’ll never miss it, even if you’re in another room.
  • Integrated magnet, kickstand, and hang hole allows you to place it anywhere in your kitchen.
  • Tail stabilizer allows for simple and reliable one-handed operation.
  • Ever-on technology allows the timer to use almost no power, which means it can stay on for thousands of hours.

Use to time hop and boil additions on brew day and more

Lavatools KT1 Digital Kitchen Timer & Stopwatch, Large Digits, Loud Alarm, Magnetic Stand – note – this may be available in multiple colors


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AmazonBasics Come-Apart Kitchen Scissors + Putting Together a Brew Day Box

AmazonBasics Multifunction Come-Apart Kitchen Shears

Come-Apart Kitchen Shears by AmazonBasics.  Ergonomic non slip grip.  Stainless blades.  Integrated bottle opener.  8.3″ in length.

Use for cutting open hop bags, grain bags and yeast packets on brew day and more.  The Come-Apart design makes for easy cleaning and helps make sure Star San coats all surfaces even  the nooks and crannys.

I use a similar [Messermeister 8-Inch Take-Apart Kitchen Scissors] on brew day.  Those scissors are an integral part of my Brew Day Box.

AmazonBasics Multifunction Come-Apart Kitchen Shears


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Taylor Four Event Digital Timer and Whiteboard [Time Hop & Boil Additions]

Quad Timer with Whiteboard Model 5849 by Taylor Precision

Features: Built in dry erase board, times up to 4 events simultaneously, each event has it’s own unique tone, can count up or down.

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.

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


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