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Reader Tip: Raspberry Pi (for temp control and automation) – $38.99

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Raspberry Pi Model B+ Basic Starter Kit

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Basic Starter Kit from Vilros.  Includes Raspberry Pi Model B+, Enclosure and Wireless Wi-Fi Adapter.

This can be used to put together a temperature controller or for brew system automation and control.  Or (via HBF Reader Chris) use this in conjunction with Raspberry Pints to display a digital tap list with or without flow meters to track pints served and beer remaining.  Got a great homebrewing related Raspberry Pi Project?  We’d love to share the details with your fellow homebrewers.  Email us the deets.

1/28/15 11:20 AM Central: This is selling for $38.99.  Shipping is free.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Basic Starter Kit

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50L Braumeister Electric Brewing System – $2,650, Save $300

Speidel Braumeister Electric Homebrewing System

Speidel Braumeister 50L all in one, electric all grain brewing system.

Product Description - Here - Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount.

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Braumeister – 50L BRA500 - $2,950 $2,650 Shipped

Technical Specifications for 50L Braumeister:

  • Braumeisters require a 230v connection and you should plan to have an electrician install a socket and then wire on the appropriate plug
  • Produces 55L/14.5 Gal of Wort resulting in about 50L/13 Gal of finished beer
  • 53 lbs
  • 3200 Watt built in heating capacity
  • 2 x 23 Watt pump
  • 230V (protection at least 16 amp), 50-60Hz
  • 27.5 inches tall
  • 19.75 inches in diameter
  • 26.45 lb max qty of malt (full description and specifications)

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10 Gallon Gravity BrewSculpture and Kettles – $1,850 – Save $450

10 Gallon Gravity BrewSculpture

10 Gallon Stainless Steel, Gravity Fed MoreBeer! BrewSculpture.  Includes - Stainless Steel Frame. 15 Gallon Heavy Duty Kettles. Analog Thermometers on All Kettles, Maximizers in All Kettles, Propane Gas System (Compatible With Low and High Pressure Propane).  54″ Tall (doesn’t include kettle height), 25″ Deep, 36″ Long.

This is marked down $450 to $1,850.  No coupon or discount code is required.

Description: “A joy to use! We call this a Gravity BrewSculpture because there are no pumps involved as the flow of liquid is gravity driven all the way into the fermenter. This sculpture comes with 15 gallon kettles, but these can be used to brew any sized batch between 5 and 10 gallons. The burner is designed to hold any kettle diameter over 11 inches and height up to 15 inches.” (keep reading)

10 Gallon Gravity BrewSculpture 1000S – $1,850 – Save $450

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New: Direct Fire RIMS Control Panel from Bru Gear – $1,600

Direct Fire RIMS Control Panel Bru Gear Homebrewing

Bru-Gear just released their Direct Fire RIMS Control Panel

Description from Bru-Gear: “Our complete control panels save you time and energy, Bru Gear does the work so you don’t have to. Featuring a fully configured 30a Control panel for direct fired HLT and Boil Kettles with RIMS capability built in, ready to be mounted on the wall and plugged in.  Design features independent control of pumps, either by the BCS controller or manually. Gas valves and the RIMS element are controlled only by the BCS.”

Specifications:

  • 30a, 240v electric, single phase (for safety, please use GFCI protection)
  • 30a Twist lock power in supply to plain wire end or 4 prong washer/dryer plug, 10 ft wire
  • Embedded Control Concepts BCS-460 installed
  • 1 x L6-30 Flanged outlets for 240v Elements upto 5500w
  • 2 x L5-15 Flanged outlets for 120v brewery pumps such as March or Chugger
  • 4 temperature probe outlets, 3 pin style, for easy connection
  • 4 temperature probes
  • Wireless client to connect to your favorite device for web monitoring and control of your brewery
  • Key style power switch for secure storage
  • Locking mushroom e-stop safety button stops all power to elements and pumps

Read More at Bru-Gear.com

More from Bru-Gear…  ProBoiler Kettles – 10 to 30 gallons • Electric Brewery Ready Kettles • Tri Clover Fittings • ProFermenter Conicals – 14 & 40 Gallon • Kettle, Conical & Brewery Accessories

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Dual Burner Brew Stand from King Kooker

King Kooker 94-90TKD Portable Dual-Burner Propane

This makes a great, budget brew stand.  A number of homebrewers are using this as such.  Read through the product reviews for some thoughts on that.

Features:

  • Propane patio cart with 60,000-BTU cast burner and 105,000-BTU jet burner
  • CSA certified; listed LP hoses and regulator with type-1 connection
  • Brass needle valves for individual flame control; 1-inch angle iron construction
  • 2 thermometers; recipes included; propane tank sold separately; assembly required
  • Measures approximately 16-1/2 by 37-1/2 by 30 inches

King Kooker 94/90TKD Portable Dual-Burner Propane 30-Inch Patio Cart

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Free Shipping on all Blichmann Products over $75

Free Shipping Code Blichmann Engineering

love2brew is offering free shipping on all Blichmann Products over $75.  That includes BrewEasy Systems (both gas and electric), BoilerMaker G2 Kettles (Hands on Review), Fermenator Conical Fermenters, BoilCoil Heating Elements, TopTier Brew Stand, Tower of Power, HopRocket, RIMS Heating Coil, RIMS Rocket Bundle, and Therminator.  Also Odds and Ends that are, you guess it… over $75.

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Related: Hands On Review: Blichmann G2 BoilerMaker Kettle

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Two BrewSculptures on Clearance

MoreBeer BrewSculpture Brew Stand

I just noticed that MoreBeer put two BrewSculptures on Clearance on their Sale and Clearance Page.  Both are stainless frames, one includes the stand only the other includes 15 gallon kettles for boil kettle, mash tun and HLT.

Check it out – Sale and Clearance ItemsAll MoreBeer BrewSculptures

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