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Ready Made Spunding Valve – $29.99 + Free Pint Promo

via William’s Brewing Adjustable Pressure Relief Valve Assembly with 0 to 60 PSI gauge.  The PRV valve has a range of 15 to 50 PSI.  Has a 1/4″ female flare fitting (connect to your pin or ball lock QD).

A Spunding Valve has lots of applications…

Spunding Valve Uses
  1. Pressurized fermentation.  Ferment in a 5 or 10 gallon corny keg and use your Spunding Valve instead of an airlock.  This allows you to ferment at your desired pressure.
  2. Dry hop under pressure.  This allows you to dry hop earlier while reducing oxygenation.  Active yeast are more likely to metabolize oxygen that’s introduced during dry hopping during active fermentation.  Since CO2 is not exiting beer as vigorously under pressure, wanted compounds, flavors and aromas are more likely to stay in your beer under pressure.
  3. Naturally and accurately carbonate beer right in the keg.
  4. An airlock replacement.  Keep the valve wide open for non-pressurized fermentations.  Only do this if you have plenty of head space.  This wouldn’t make a great blow off tube.
  5. Keg to keg transfers.  Use the Spunding Valve to allow excess gas to exit the receiving keg as you transfer under pressure.  Helps you achieve a slow, controlled and pressurized transfer.
  6. Fix over-carbonated beers.  Use the same general process as for carbonation (skipping the addition of fermentable sugar).  Use a carbonation chart to determine proper pressure for the temperature the keg is at.  The Spunding Valve allows excess pressure to vent until the new carbonation level is achieved.  You can agitate the keg to fix carbonation more quickly.
  7. Test for keg leaks.  Pressurize your keg to serving pressure.  Put the Spunding Valve on (with the pressure set well above your serving PSI) and note the reading.  The gauge should remain steady.  If pressure drops, you know you have a keg leak.  It’s worth noting that this checks the entire keg including gas body o-ring.  That spot is hard to check and other way as it’s only in function when the gas QD is on.  When the gas QD is on… it’s difficult to spray and check for bubbles underneath the gas QD.  Thanks to Scott Janish for this tip!
  8. As an airlock for long term aging of beers.  Airlocks can run dry over time.  A Spunding Valve will not.

 

If you’ve been eyeing our Spunding Valve Build, but don’t want to put it together yourself, here’s your chance.  As of this posting, William’s Brewing has this for $29.99.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

HBF Reader Christian Says… “I have four of these. Use them for fermenting under a controlled pressure. Also use them for counter pressure transfers. Highly recommend.”

0-60 ADJUSTABLE PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE

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2 Way Expandable CO2 Manifold System – $23.99, Save $6 + Hands on Review

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This manifold allows you to split a single tank into multiple runs and control each with an independent ball valve.  Each ball valve also contains a check valve that stops one beer from backflowing into another line.  Pressure changes can cause this to happen with a simple T-type system.  This manifold prevents the issue.  This system can also expand as needed by adding an additional outlet.  Check out my Hands on Review of this great system.

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

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Gas Manifold – 2 Way D1800$29.99 $23.99 + Free Shipping with a $59 order

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10′ 1/2″ ID (7/8″ OD) High Temp Silicone Tubing – coming up on Lightning Deals

White SiliconeTubing, 1/2"ID, 3/4"OD, 1/8"Wall, 10' Length

10 Feet of 1/2″ ID, 7/8″ OD Silicone Tubing.  NSF-51 food equipment material certified.  Made from high temp silicone (-150 to 500 deg F).

At 7/8″ OD, this is beefy tubing in my opinion.  3/4″ OD is pretty standard from what I see.  At 7/8″ OD, this is 1/8″ larger than 3/4″ OD.

Use for transferring water and wort on brew day and more.

3/1/17 10:30 AM Central: This is set to be discounted as an Amazon Lightning Deal starting at 11:20 AM Central for Prime Members and 11:50 AM for all. Shipping to most US addresses should also be free with Prime Membership or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability. If you’re not a Prime Member, check out our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

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30 Vanilla Beans – 10 Each of 3 Types – $37.95, $1.27 Each + Free Shipping

This offering gets you 10 each of three types vanilla beans for a total of 30 beans.

You get – 10 Extract Grade B Bourbon Planifolia Vanilla Beans grown in Madagascar, 10 Extract Grade B Tahitian Vanilla Beans grown in Papua New Guinea and 10 Extract Grade B mixed whole and split Bourbon Planifolia Vanilla Beans grown in Indonesia

Add to your favorite homebrew recipe – maybe a stout or porter – either directly or by soaking in vodka or something similar.  This could all work well in a barrel.  See a link to our barrels tag below.

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $37.95.  That figures to just $1.27 per bean.  Shipping is also free to select addresses.  Check the listing for up to the minute price, description and availability.

World Assortment Vanilla Beans 3 types x 10 beans = 30 total Madagascar Tahitian

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(20) 9″ x 6″ Scouring Pads – $7.20… 36 Cents Each

Premiere Pads PAD 198 Light Duty Scouring Pad, 9" Length by 6" Width, White (Case of 20)

(20) 9″ by 6″ Scouring Pads.  The description says these are ideal for…
“glass, stainless steel, porcelain, chrome, copper and ceramic surfaces”..

At 9″ by 6″ you could probably cut these in half and still have a good size scrubby.

Use for cleanup on brew day and beyond

3/1/17 9 AM Central: These have dropped to $7.20.  That figures to just 36 cents each. That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

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Updated: Build a Spunding Valve! – 3 Ways

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A Spunding Valve allows you to maintain a set pressure.  If pressure in the pressure vessel exceeds the set point, it is expelled.

Some homebrewing applications…

  1. Pressurized fermentation.  Ferment in a 5 or 10 gallon corny keg and use your Spunding Valve instead of an airlock.  This allows you to ferment at your desired pressure.
  2. Dry hop under pressure.  This allows you to dry hop earlier while reducing oxygenation.  Active yeast are more likely to metabolize oxygen that’s introduced during dry hopping during active fermentation.  Since CO2 is not exiting beer as vigorously under pressure, wanted compounds, flavors and aromas are more likely to stay in your beer under pressure.
  3. Naturally and accurately carbonate beer right in the keg.
  4. An airlock replacement.  Keep the valve wide open for non-pressurized fermentations.  Only do this if you have plenty of head space.  This wouldn’t make a great blow off tube.
  5. Keg to keg transfers.  Use the Spunding Valve to allow excess gas to exit the receiving keg as you transfer under pressure.  Helps you achieve a slow, controlled and pressurized transfer.
  6. Fix over-carbonated beers.  Use the same general process as for carbonation (skipping the addition of fermentable sugar).  Use a carbonation chart to determine proper pressure for the temperature the keg is at.  The Spunding Valve allows excess pressure to vent until the new carbonation level is achieved.  You can agitate the keg to fix carbonation more quickly.
  7. Test for keg leaks.  Pressurize your keg to serving pressure.  Put the Spunding Valve on (with the pressure set well above your serving PSI) and note the reading.  The gauge should remain steady.  If pressure drops, you know you have a keg leak.  It’s worth noting that this checks the entire keg including gas body o-ring.  That spot is hard to check and other way as it’s only in function when the gas QD is on.  When the gas QD is on… it’s difficult to spray and check for bubbles underneath the gas QD.  Thanks to Scott Janish for this tip!
  8. As an airlock for long term aging of beers.  Airlocks can run dry over time.  A Spunding Valve will not.  Thanks to Twitter Follower [Connect with HBF on Twitter] @BionicBrewing for this tip!

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