Category Archives: Brew Day

4 Event Digital Timer and Whiteboard (Great for Boil Additions)

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

Taylor 5849 Quad Kitchen Timer with Whiteboard 

Half Gallon Commercial Pitcher

Check out my hands on review of the 1 gallon version of this pitcher - Brew Day 1 Gallon Pitcher Smackdown.

Rubbermaid Commercial Products FG321700CLR 2-Quart Bouncer Measuring Cup

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Great Deal: 2.5″ Stem Thermometer – $16.19 + Every 10th Thermometer is Free

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Heat Resistant Glove for Minding Yeast Starters – $7.49


Highly rated, Commercial Grade Heat Resistant Glove for $7.49.  Ships free with Prime or with a qualifying $35 order.

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 – $7.49 + Free Shipping with Prime or Qualifying $35 order


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Great Deal… CDN DTQ450X Thermometer – $9.99! HBF Low + Review

The Top Find CDN DTQ450X has just dropped 44% from $17.99 to $9.99.  That’s the lowest price I can find on Homebrew Finds for this thermometer.  The previous low was $13.58 back in September of 2013.  It’s also just 35 cents off a record low Amazon price.  This is a great deal on a great thermometer. It ships free with Prime or with a qualifying $35 order.

Check out my hands on review of the DTQ450X.  That includes accuracy and response time trials.

NSF approved for commercial applications, -40 to 450 deg F, 5 inch stainless stem, Quick read: 5 to 6 second read time, Digital, Food Safe, Waterproof, Easy re-calibration, 5 year warranty… (read more)

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CDN DTQ450X ProAccurate Quick-Read Thermometer - $9.99 + Free Shipping with $35 order 

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Messermeister Take-Apart Scissors – $13.18, Near Record Low

These highly rated 8″ Take Apart Kitchen Scissors from Messermeister have recently sold for $20.  That’s a typical price.  They have dropped 34% to $13.18.  That’s just 52 cents shy of an Amazon record low.  Shipping is free with Prime or with a qualifying $35 order.

These are part of my Brew Day Box.  Also – Check out my Hands on Review


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72″ Folding Brew Day Work Table – $61.99 Shipped, Record Low

I use a very similar folding table as a brew day work table.  It may be identical as one of the reviews talks about it being manufactured by Samsonite.  It’s very handy for holding gear and supplies on brew day.  It breaks down flat and then folds in the center for easy storage and transport.

This has dropped to a new record low Amazon price of $61.19.  It ships for free.

Office Star WorkSmart 6-Foot Resin Center Fold Multi Purpose Table – $61.99 + Free Shipping

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12 Stainless Portion Cups – $6.65, Record Low, 55 Cents Per Cup


This highly rated pack of (12) 2 1/2 Ounce Stainless Steel Portion Cups has recently sold for as much as $10.86.  They have dropped to $6.65.  This figures to 55 cents per cup and is a record low Amazon price.  

These are very similar to the cups that I use in my Brew Day Box.  I use those to portion out hops and other boil additions.  Others use these type of cups for pH and gravity sample containers.  They are a great size and don’t take a lot of room since they nest together.  The ones I have cost about $1.50 each plus shipping.

Adcraft OYC-2/PKG Stainless Steel Sauce Cup, 2-1/2 oz. (Pack of 12) – $6.65 + Free Shipping with $35 order


EDIT:  Thanks to the commenter on this post for this additional option…
Individual Condiment Sauce Cups- One Dozen – 2½ Oz. Ounce – $5.84 + Free Shipping with $35 order


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