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Aqua Range Giveaway Winner! + 10% All Range Thermometers

Aqua Range iOS Thermometer for HomebrewingThe Aqua Range from Supermechanical is an iOS driven Thermometer that works with your iPhone or iPad via a Free Companion App.  The app displays a graph of temperature and also allows you to create custom alerts and remote notifications.   The Aqua Range is Instant Read, has a 6″ Rounded Tip, is safe up to 450 deg F and is submersible and hand-washable.  The 54″ moisture proof silicone cable also resists high temperatures.  iBrewMaster 2 has built in support for the Range Thermometer.

Check it out - Here

Supermechanical is giving away an Aqua Range to one lucky Homebrew Finds Reader!

Thanks to all who entered the giveaway, we had lots and lots of entries!

To draw a winner I assigned a number to each entry and then used the random number at random.org.

Our winner is… Bill Splaine.  Bill was our 28th “Add ‘em Up” Entry.  Congratulations Bill!  Bill, get me your address and Supermechanical will get your thermometer out out to you.

10% Off All Thermometers.  If you didn’t win, there’s good news… Supermechanical is offering 10% Off Any Range thermometer when you use discount code BREW4TWO.

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Also: Free TimeStick · Stainless Sparge Arm · Simcoe · Barrels · New Omega Strains 

Ends Today 10/31: 31% Off Tall Boy Kettles!

Recent Great Deals:

Free TimeStick Timer with $99 Order + Thermapen Sale

Thermoworks TimeStick Timer

ThermoWorks, makers of the nearly universally lauded ThermapenReview – are giving away a free TimeStick with a $99 order.  I have a couple of these and they work dandy.  They are a nice size, do a fine job timing things (how about your boil?) and have a magnetic back for easy storage.

This coincides with a Thermapen Buddy Sale.  With that, you get a discount ($11 per thermometer) when you buy two Thermapens.  So.. get two Thermapens at a discount and get a free TimeStick.  That would be handy if you go in on this with a friend, just want to have two around the house or want to get one for a gift.

You could also get one Thermapen, add on an extra battery (accessories tab) and you’d qualify for the free TimeStick.

Check it out – TimeStickThermapenThermapen Review

Also: Free TimeStick · Stainless Sparge Arm · Simcoe · Barrels · New Omega Strains 

Ends Today 10/31: 31% Off Tall Boy Kettles!

More from ThermoWorks:

Review of Thermapen for HomebrewingHands On: ThermoWorks Thermapen – Including Response Time Trials

Fermentap Carboy Drainer, Made in the US – $9.95

Fermentap Carboy Drainer BE450 MoreBeer

MoreBeer has marked their Fermentap Carboy Drainer down to $9.95.  The stand is constructed of plastic rings and stainless steel legs.  It’s made in the US.

I’ve owned this for quite a while.  I went with this vs the other design that’s out there because I liked the fact that this one accommodates carboys with carboy handles installed.  MoreBeer also touts this unit’s height saying that this keeps the neck of the carboy above the water line and allows carboys to drain more quickly.

Fermentap Carboy Drainer BE450 – $9.95 + Free Shipping with a $59 order

Also Consider: All Sale and Clearance Items

Also: Free TimeStick · Stainless Sparge Arm · Simcoe · Barrels · New Omega Strains 

Ends Today 10/31: 31% Off Tall Boy Kettles!

New from MoreBeer: “Inox” Bench Crown Bottle Capper

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Reader Tip: Mark’s Keg and Carboy Washer

Thanks to Twitter Follower Christian for this tip!  Connect with HBF on Twitter - Here

Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer

Mark’s Keg and Carboy Washer washes… kegs and carboys :).  It also washes other things, including buckets, bucket-type fermenters, tubing and small parts and pieces.  I’m a happy Mark’s Keg and Carboy Washer owner.  Check out my Hands on Review.

Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer

Also: Free TimeStick · Stainless Sparge Arm · Simcoe · Barrels · New Omega Strains 

Ends Today 10/31: 31% Off Tall Boy Kettles!

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Gamma Seal Lids – $7.50

Gamma Seal Lids for Grain Storage

I store most of my grain in 5 or 6 gallon buckets with Gamma Seal Lids.  For recipe kits, I’ll store the whole kit (minus yeast and hops) in it’s own bucket.  Gamma Lids come with two parts.  An outer ring that installs semi-permanently on the bucket and an inner portion that spins off for quick and easy access.  That also means no prying off hard to remove lids.  The whole thing is airtight.

A 5 gallon bucket can hold about 25 lbs.  So two 5 gallon buckets equals about a bag of grain.  Two size gallon buckets have an approximate capacity of 60 lbs.

Emergency Essentials – beprepared.com – has Gamma Seals marked down from $10 to $7.50.  Gamma Seals + 6 Gallon Buckets are also on sale.

Emergency Essentials has tiered flat rate shipping – up to $60 ships for $60, $60.01 to $120 ships for $9 and $120 + ships for $12.

The Gamma Seal Lid - $7.50

Related: 6 Gallon Bucket with White Gamma Seal Lid - $13.95

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Also: Free TimeStick · Stainless Sparge Arm · Simcoe · Barrels · New Omega Strains 

Ends Today 10/31: 31% Off Tall Boy Kettles!

Recent Great Deals:

Craftsman Bottle Opener… $4.99 – Lifetime Warranty

Craftsman Bottle Opener

I have one of these and it’s great.  This is built like a regular wrench and as a result it feels substantial.  If you’re a cap collector, it also does a good job of removing caps without messing them up too much.  You basically end up with an intact cap with a dimple in the middle of it.  If you’re a cap collector also, check out the OXO Cast Stainless Opener - Review

This also qualifies for Sears Craftman’s Guaranteed for Life Warranty.

This is marked down $10 to $4.99.  In store pickup at your local Sears is free or most $59 orders ship for free.  This is a great deal.

Craftsman Cap Wrench Bottle Opener - $4.99

Also: Free TimeStick · Stainless Sparge Arm · Simcoe · Barrels · New Omega Strains 

Ends Today 10/31: 31% Off Tall Boy Kettles!

Recent Great Deals:

8 lbs PBW – $42.99, $5.37/lb

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

Cleaner – PBW (8 lbs) CL25D - $42.99 + Free Shipping with $59 Order

Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day.  Quantities are limited. Check the Deal of the Day section Here - to see if this is still available.

Also Consider: All Sale and Clearance Items

Also: Free TimeStick · Stainless Sparge Arm · Simcoe · Barrels · New Omega Strains 

Ends Today 10/31: 31% Off Tall Boy Kettles!

New from MoreBeer: “Inox” Bench Crown Bottle Capper

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