Category Archives: Yeast

Ends Today: Kegland Magnetic Stirrer – 5 L Capable – $46.74, Save 15% + stacking deal

kegland stir plateKegland Magnetic Stirrer from William’s Brewing

About: “The powerful KegLand Magnetic Stirrer Stir Plate will stir up to 3500 ml in a 5000 ml flask, and is perfect for all yeast culturing needs. It includes a magnetic stir bar. Suitable for Erlenmeyer Flasks from 1000 to 5000 ml.”

Use this in combination with a compatible Erlenmeyer Flask to make a yeast starter.  A stir plate… keeps yeast in constant contact with nutrients, encourages CO2 to off gas and continuously incorporates oxygen all of that means higher cell counts.

As of this posting, this 5L capable stir plate is on sale for $46.74.  Price, promotions 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 the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

KegLand Magnetic Stirrer

Stacks With: FREE Your Choice 6 Oz Hops from William’s Brewing!

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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SIX x Waterless Airlock Lids for Wide Mouth Mason Jars – $8.99, $1.50 each + free prime ship

Pack of 6 Waterless Airlock Fermenting Lids for Wide Mouth Mason Jar, Food-Grade Silicone Fermention Lids for Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Pickles and Other Fermented Probiotic Food, 3 Colors

Pack of 6 Waterless Airlock Fermenting Lids for Wide Mouth Mason Jar, Food-Grade Silicone Fermention Lids for Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Pickles and Other Fermented Probiotic Food, 3 Colors

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

  • Airlock Lids — 6 Silicone airlock lids with a size of 3.35″ diam, each lid is perfectly suitable for all wide mouth mason jars.
  • Simple to Use — Revolutionize your small batch fermentation! the “bubble” on the top has a slit cut in it. When pressure builds up in the jar, the lid bulges up. This automatically opens the slit and let the CO2 produced by fermentation escape.
  • Mold Free — Cover the jar with a fermenting airlock lid reducing the risk of mold without any daily maintenance.
  • Easy to Clean — Flexible silicone lids gets cleaning done fast and efficiently on both dishwasher and hand-washing.

 

You should be able to use these as lids/airlocks for yeast starters made in compatible wide mouth jars and for yeast storage.

5/18/19 6 PM Central: These are selling for just $8.99. 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.

Pack of 6 Waterless Airlock Fermenting Lids for Wide Mouth Mason Jar, Food-Grade Silicone Fermention Lids for Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Pickles and Other Fermented Probiotic Food, 3 Colors


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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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Kegland Magnetic Stirrer – 5 L Capable – $46.74, Save 15% + stacking deal

kegland stir plateKegland Magnetic Stirrer from William’s Brewing

About: “The powerful KegLand Magnetic Stirrer Stir Plate will stir up to 3500 ml in a 5000 ml flask, and is perfect for all yeast culturing needs. It includes a magnetic stir bar. Suitable for Erlenmeyer Flasks from 1000 to 5000 ml.”

Use this in combination with a compatible Erlenmeyer Flask to make a yeast starter.  A stir plate… keeps yeast in constant contact with nutrients, encourages CO2 to off gas and continuously incorporates oxygen all of that means higher cell counts.

As of this posting, this 5L capable stir plate is on sale for $46.74.  Price, promotions 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 the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

KegLand Magnetic Stirrer

Stacks With: FREE Your Choice 6 Oz Hops from William’s Brewing!

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

Visit William’s Brewing – Web Only Clearance Sale

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Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation – FREE with new or renewed AHA Membership

If you’re not a member of the American Homebrewer’s Association, I think you should consider joining – Here’s Why

For a limited time, when you join or renew your membership in the AHA… they will throw in a free copy of Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation by Chris White and Jamil Zainasheff

Note: No promo code is necessary.  You must use the link below to receive the free book.  You will not see the free book mentioned during checkout, but rest assured… If you use the link below, you will receive the free book.  You should receive a confirmation email showing the free book promotion the day after you join.

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About the Book
Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation is a resource for brewers of all experience levels. The authors adeptly cover yeast selection, storage and handling of yeast cultures, how to culture yeast and the art of rinsing/washing yeast cultures. Sections on how to set up a yeast lab, the basics of fermentation science and how it affects your beer, plus step by step procedures, equipment lists and a guide to troubleshooting are included.

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Cole Parmer 4L/4,000 mL Erlenmeyer Flask – $17.95 + free prime ship & Yeast Starters & Fermentation Resources

Cole-Parmer elements AO-34502-65 Cole-Parmer Elements Erlenmeyer Flask

Cole-Parmer elements AO-34502-65 Cole-Parmer Elements Erlenmeyer Flask

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

  • Autoclavable: yes
  • Material: borosilicate glass
  • Tolerance (ml): 0.05
  • Description: erlenmeyer flask, glass, 4000 ml, 1/pk
  • Graduation interval (ml): 500

Made with durable borosilicate 3.3 glass and featuring a heavy-duty rim with narrow-mouth opening there are very few applications these flasks cannot handle. Economical option for everyday use flasks easy read graduations withstands wide temperature range -50 to 550ºc graduated tolerances to 0.05 autoclavable.

 

Use for yeast starters to increase cell counts to have better and more vigorous fermentations.  Also: StirStarterYeast Starters & Fermentation

5/14/19 8 PM Central: This is selling for just $17.95. 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.

Cole-Parmer elements AO-34502-65 Cole-Parmer Elements Erlenmeyer Flask


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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[3 Pack] Safale s-04 English Yeast – $9.32, $3.10 each + free prime ship

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3 Pack of Fermentis Safale S-04.  English Ale Yeast Strain.


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

  • Ideal for a wide variety of styles of American and European origin
  • Settles quickly to form a compact sediment layer resulting in brilliantly Clear beer
  • A fast fermenting yeast that Produces complex ales with a well-rounded character

“A well-known, commercial English ale yeast, selected for its fast fermentation character and its ability to form a very compact sediment at the end of the fermentation, helping to improve beer clarity. This yeast is recommended for the production of a large range of ale beers and is specially well adapted to cask-conditioned ales and fermentation in cylindro-conical tanks. Sedimentation: high. Final gravity: medium.”


5/13/19 11 PM Central: These are selling for $9.32.  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

Safale S-04 (3 ct.11.5 g Packs)


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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TWO x 1″ PTFE Magnetic Stir Bars – $1.99 + Free Shipping

2pcs 1 inch B25 magnetic stirrer bar stir mixer bars PTFE lab spin spinner New

2pcs 1 inch B25 magnetic stirrer bar stir mixer bars PTFE lab spin spinner New

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

Name: PTFE stirring bar
Material: PTFE
Model: B25
Quantity: 2pcs
Color: White
Size: Approx.7x25mm / 0.3 inch x 1 inch (Width×Length)
Features:

High temperature: Using operating temperature up to 250 ℃
Corrosion resistance: for most chemicals and solvents, showing an inert, resistant to acid and alkali, water and various organic solvents
High Lubrication: solid material lowest coefficient of friction
Low temperature: has good mechanical toughness, even when the temperature dropped to -196 ℃, but also to maintain a 5% elongation
Not adhere to: a solid material minimum surface tension, does not adhere to any substance

Included in the Package:  2 pieces PTFE Magnetic Stirrer Bar

 

Use these in combination with an Erlenmeyer Flask and Stir Plate to make a yeast starter.  A stir plate… keeps yeast in constant contact with nutrients, encourages CO2 to off gas and continuously incorporates oxygen all of that means higher cell counts.

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $12.98. Shipping is also free to most 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 this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

2pcs 1 inch B25 magnetic stirrer bar stir mixer bars PTFE lab spin spinner New

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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Bootleg Biology Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit – harvest wild yeast! – $49.99 + free shipping

Bootleg Biology Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit

Bootleg Biology Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit via Austin Homebrew Supply


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

The experimental homebrewers dream come true!  The Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit includes all the necessary components to isolate and harvest local, wild yeasts. This tool kit is great for brewers looking to delve into sour beers or just those curious about cultivating their own yeast, allowing you to create a truly unique strain! Worried about losing your new backyard strain? Each Tool Kit includes a Local Yeast Project Contributor Pack. This pack will allow you to send your viable local yeast culture to Bootleg Biology (Postage Pre-Paid) to be banked in their laboratory yeast freezer. Full, detailed instructions are provided to guide you through the process of capturing wild bugs, creating agar plates, and isolating your own, local yeast.”

  • Half Gallon Mason Jar Collection Vessel
  • 10 Sterile Petri Dishes (60mm)
  • 6 Test Tubes
  • 6 Pipettes
  • 8 Sterile Cotton Swabs
  • 18 g Agar Blend
  • Parafilm (1′ roll)
  • Cheesecloth
  • 1 Bootleg Inoculation Loop (AKA a paper clip)
  • 2 Fermetrics Stickers
  • Local Yeast Project Contributor Pack (includes 2 swabs & a stamped envelope)
  • Detailed instructions on capturing, culturing/isolating, and contributing your yeast

As of this posting, Austin Homebrew Supply has this for $49.99.  Price, promotions 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 the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

Bootleg Biology Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit

Free Shipping!  As of this posting, Austin Homebrew Supply is shipping most orders of $49 or more for free to the lower 48 US States.  Double dip on savings by picking up something that’s already on sale.  As of this posting, a whopping 78 items are on sale.  That can change at any time as items sell out or selection changes.  Many but not all of this items will work with this free shipping promo.  No coupon code is necessary.  Check AHS for current availability and pricing.  Free Shipping at AHS

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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Yeast Starter – Stir Starter, Erlenmeyer, DME & More – $65, Save $11 + free shipping

Yeast Starter Setup from Austin Homebrew Suppyl

From AHS: “Everything you need to begin making yeast starters at your own home. The kit includes all the necessary equipment for proper yeast propagation. Use the included flask marker to check your yeast levels in the large volume flask. The included magnetic stir bar keeps your yeast in constant motion, helping to increase your yeast population. Start propagating your yeast for tastier, cleaner beers today!”

This kit includes:

  • 1 lb Light DME
  • 2000 ml Conical flask
  • Stirstarter Yeast Stir Plate
  • Magnetic stir bar
  • Drilled stopper
  • Double Bubble Airlock
  • Red Flask Marker
  • Anti Foaming Agent (Drops)
  • Keeper Magnet (to prevent pitching the stir bar in the fermenter)

Note from HBF: I’ve used the StirStarter for years and it has worked very well for me.  I can wholeheartedly recommend it to you.

As of this posting, this is on sale for $65.  That’s a $10.99 savings.  Check AHS product page for current price and availability

Yeast Starter Kit

Free Shipping!  In my opinion, this is a stellar deal as is.  It gets even sweeter today since this deal stacks with a free shipping promotion that Austin has going on today.  As of this posting, Austin Homebrew Supply is shipping most orders of $49 or more for free to the lower 48 US States.  Double dip on savings by picking up something that’s already on sale.  As of this posting, a whopping 78 items are on sale.  That can change at any time as items sell out or selection changes.  Many but not all of this items will work with this free shipping promo.  No coupon code is necessary.  Check AHS for current availability and pricing.  Free Shipping at AHS

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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[50] x 50 mL No-Leak Centrifuge Tubes by Karter Scientific – yeast slurry storage, sample collection & more – $14.99, 30 cents each

Centrifuge Tubes, 50ml, 30x115mm, Blue Cap, Skirted, No-Leak, Karter Scientific 208J2 (Pack of 50)

50ml Graduated Centrifuge Tube, PP Materials, Self-Standing, Disposable, Blue Cap, Non-Sterile, Karter Scientific 208J2 – Pack of 50 by Karter Scienfific

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

  • Volume: 50ml
  • Style: Skirted Bottom
  • RCF Rating: 10000 x g
  • Non-Sterile
  • Cap Color: Blue

 

What are other people saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “yeast”

Possible Homebrew Uses: Yeast slurry storage, small parts storage, brew day sample collection, general sample collection after fermentation starts

5/9/19 11 PM Central: These are selling for $14.99.  That figures to just 30 cents each. 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 

50ml Graduated Centrifuge Tube, PP Materials, Self-Standing, Disposable, Blue Cap, Non-Sterile, Karter Scientific 208J2 – Pack of 50 – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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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.